As one of the most dynamic entertainers on the Orange County, California music scene, this versatile, multi award-winning female vocalist is a true crowd-pleaser! Whether performing at a fund-raiser, corporate function, organization luncheon, golf tournament, cocktail reception, birthday or anniversary celebration, wedding reception or other special social gathering, Janice Gerard can elevate your event to an exciting new level! Indeed, under a previous stage name, this talented professional singer/dancer had a record production deal and has performed to rave reviews throughout the United States, Europe and the former Soviet Bloc.
Lauded for her considerable vocal power, impressive range and expressive stage presence, Janice has performed in Las Vegas, on Bourbon Street in New Orleans and at countless clubs and private parties attended by corporate VIPs and high-ranking politicos, including U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy. She has entertained audiences at such prestigious venues as The Beverly Hills Hotel, the Ritz-Carlton & The World Bank, and more recently, on the Holland America and Princess cruise lines. In Orange County, she performed for four seasons as the featured solo vocalist with the 25-piece Cypress Big Swing Band.
As one of only a few Southern California artists who can “pull off” the highly demanding material covered by the young Barbra Streisand, Janice glides effortlessly between various musical styles (pop, oldies, Motown/R&B, classic rock, adult contemporary, standards, cross-over country, blues, jazz, Broadway show tunes and disco.)
The Huntington Beach, CA-based performer has performed the National Anthem for the Los Angeles Dodgers (MLB) at Dodger Stadium and for the Los Angeles Kings (NHL) at Staples Center. She was the First Place Adult Contemporary Vocalist winner of the Music City Song Festival in Nashville as well as the Grand Prize Winner of the Mid-Atlantic Song Contest in Washington, D.C. Since moving to Southern California, the songstress has studied voice with vocal coach Brad Chapman, who also worked with such stellar talents as Anita Baker and Kevin Cronin from REO Speedwagon.
Gerard’s extensive musical repertoire is conveniently divided into Six (6) Different Shows. Choose the themed show and performance length that best suits your venue and audience. Accompaniment options vary depending on client needs, budget, locale and repertoire chosen.