Sylvana Joyce is a professional musician, songwriter, actress and teacher. A native New Yorker hailing from Queens, Sylvana spent several years of her childhood as a professional actress (The Slavs, Tony Kushner; Twelve Dreams, James Lapine) as an understudy. She is a Boston University alumna, having studied Piano Performance and Music Education.
She currently performs with her original project, Sylvana Joyce
and The Moment, an award-winning alternative rock band based in Jersey City. Their special brand of Balkan folk and theatrically infused rock has garnered major press from the likes of Huffington Post, NJ.com and MTV, and Sylvana Joyce herself has earned her stripes being a regular contributor to several music collectives in North Jersey, Including ALEO Productions, The Latest Noise, Spaghetti Sessions, and Rock It Docket. The band has played such reputable venues such as Brooklyn Bowl and White Eagle Hall opening for national and international acts.