Joanna Claire is a junior in high school and developing her skills as an actress, violinist, Irish Fiddler and choral musician at the Hochstein School of Music, The West Genesee High School Fine Arts program and the Drumcliffe School of Irish Arts. She has been honored to perform the Mozart Concerto at the Syracuse Civic Center, has finished 1st place in the school and Clifton Springs Talent Shows, and has been Concert Master of the All-County Orchestra as well as the West Genesee High School Symphony. Among her competitions she has won the Mid-Atlantic Slow-Air Irish Fiddle Championship twice and placed 3rd in dance tunes which qualified her to compete with the best young Irish fiddlers at the All-Ireland fiddle championships. She has also received the Undergraduate Strings Award at West Genesee High and the prestigious Young Artist Award from Senator DeFrancisco. This is Joanna’s 4th appearance at the Springwater Music Fair.