Lisanne Lyons - Jazz at MOCA

8/21/17

Free Outdoor Monthly Concert Featuring Lisanne Lyons on Friday, Aug 25

What/Who:

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), North Miami presents Lisanne Lyons as part of its monthly “Jazz at MOCA” series. Lyons’ career began immediately following high school as the featured vocalist for three Air Force bands. She currently teaches Studio Music and Jazz at the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music. To date, Lyons has been awarded several DownBeat awards for jazz vocal soloist, jazz vocal choir director and jazz arranger along with being named the Gamma Mu Chapter of Delta Omicron “Music Professor of the Year.”

Lyons was the featured performer with Joel Grey during the NBC Orange Bowl half-time show in 1991. She also has headlined at the Ottawa, Detroit and Clearwater Jazz Festivals and La Nuit du Jazz in France. With numerous performing, recording and back-up gigs, Lyons has performed with Woody Herman Orchestra, Maynard Ferguson and Arturo Sandoval to name a few. The public is invited to sit under the stars and enjoy the music of with Lisanne Lyons, rain or shine!

When:

Friday, August 25, 2017 at 8 p.m.

Where:

Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami

770 NE 125th St.

Miami, FL 33161

Cost:

This event is free and open to the public.

About Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), North Miami is dedicated to making contemporary art accessible to diverse audiences – especially underserved populations – through the collection, preservation and exhibition of the best of contemporary art and its art historical influences. The museum is located at 770 NE 125th Street, North Miami, FL 33161. It is open Tuesday–Friday from 11 a.m.–5 p.m., Saturday 1–9 p.m., and Sunday 11 a.m.–5 p.m. (closed Mondays and major holidays). Admission to the museum is $5, and is free to MOCA members and North Miami residents. For more information, visit mocanomi.org, call 305-893-6211 or email info@mocanomi.org.

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