Laurice Lanier, Mezzo-soprano
Guest Artist, The Forgotten
With a voice described in the press as “connected to God’s walkie-talkie”, Laurice Lanier-Trowell is originally from Jackson, TN, and attended The Juilliard School, where she studied with the renowned Head of the Vocal Dpt., Edith Bers. She has sung in Carnegie Hall as a Leontyne Price Showcase Winner, in the Holiday Pops Concert with the Illinois Symphony Orchestra, and the Black History Opera View with Opera Memphis, as well as with the Nashville Symphony Orchestra for their Martin Luther King Celebration. Her theatre credits include Baz Luhrmann’s Bohème on Broadway and 3 Mo’ Divas. Ms. Lanier also performed at the Apollo Theater in honor of Marian Anderson and Mahalia Jackson for the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington.