Joann Mitchell received a BMus Ed/Music Therapy Degree in 1991 and was a flute performance major. Mrs. Mitchell served as an Activities Director and practicing music therapist at Holy Family Home in Philadelphia, PA for ten years.
As a freelance musician, Mrs. Mitchell performed in a twentieth century trio for churches, weddings, and community events. After leaving Holy Family, Mrs. Mitchell became music director at Merion Mercy Academy located in Merion, PA.
Mrs. Mitchell has been a private music teacher for over twenty years teaching and coaching flute for various schools in the area. She currently resides in Newtown Square, PA with her husband Brian, son Ben, and dog Tank.