Bisan Toron is a vocal artist and voice teacher. Born in Syria and raised in Paris and New York, Bisan studied classical voice performance at NYU and holds masters in Ethnomusicology from the University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies, where she focused on the topic of music, identity, and the 'search for home,' through the fusion music of refugee populations and ethnic minorities. She did further studies in voice and improvisation with the Roy Hart-based company, Pantheatre, in France.
Bisan's music is informed by a multitude of cultures and vocal traditions, which she threads with vocal articulations that arise from the moment. Her debut CD is entitled Backstage Reveries, Voice Sketches by Bisan Toron and her second album, Toward the Roar was released in 2015. Recently, she was the featured vocalist on the soundtrack for the acclaimed film, NYsferatu, which she performed live at the 2017 Rome Film Festival. Bisan was voice professor at ESADIB, National College of Dramatic Arts in Mallorca, Spain from 2008-2010. She currently performs and teaches independently across the United States and Europe and makes her residence in Richmond, VA.
Learn more at www.bisantoron.com