Joyce Hesketh

About Joyce Hesketh

Joyce founded the Le Jardin Studio and Players  in 1994.  She has been a church organist for 40 years, music teacher, conducted choirs, and has performed with Le Jardin Players for special events for over 30 years.  A multi-instrumentalist, she plays and teaches Harp, Piano, Organ, Harpsichord, French Horn, Viola, and Violin. Joyce is an orchestral musician, graphic artist, and newsletter editor for the Southern Illinois Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. She currently is a pastoral musician for St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church and the music teacher for St. Andrew’s School in Murphysboro, IL.

Joyce was given the Edward A Hansen Award for her outstanding work in editing the newsletter "Pipelines".  This took place at the 2002 Philadelphia National AGO Convention. The category was for Outstanding Volunteer Service.