Meet the Accompanist

Tim SharpJOAN HATLEY is rehearsal pianist for the Tulsa Chorale and part of the ensemble’s artistic staff, a position she has held since 2003. Joan is a music teacher in the Tulsa area and a children’s choir conductor and pianist at Boston Avenue United Methodist Church. She completed the degree Bachelor of Music in piano performance at the University of Oklahoma where she studied with Dr. Edward Gates. Joan has traveled to schools throughout Oklahoma as accompanist for Tulsa Opera’s educational programs, and has directed the music for nearly 50 Tulsa productions. Along with duo-partner Mary Sallee, she has performed many recitals throughout the region of music for both one and two pianos.