Joy Ross is the Office Manager at the Music Academy of The West. Ms. Ross is in charge of the day to day operations of the Academy, and is the first face you’ll see upon entering the Marilyn Horne Main House. Joy Ross is originally from Corpus Christi, Texas, but has been living on the West Coast since 2012. Ms. Ross attended school in Northern California, where she studied childhood development. Joy Ross has gained experience in an array of fields, from start-up tech companies to sales and marketing. During her youth, Joy Ross studied classical voice for 8 years, and is passionate about seeing others pursue their love of music. In her free time, Ms. Ross loves to go hiking and camping, wine tasting, and salsa dancing. You’ll always find her with a smile on her face and something to say about her home state.