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Seventh Ave Strings featuring Lyris

Seventh Ave Strings’ leader, Lyris, began her violin studies at the age of 3. At 11 she was accepted into the prestigious Juilliard Pre-College Division and at 17, she started a double-degree program between the Juilliard School and Columbia University where she earned a B.A. in Anthropology and Music from Columbia and an M.M. in Violin Performance from Juilliard.

Lyris’ partner in “Seventh Ave Strings” is an accomplished acoustic guitarist. The group goes out as duo, trio or quartet. Their repertoire is an eclectic mix of classical, rock and pop music. 

Lyris has performed with:
Bryan Adams' MTV Unplugged, 
live with Bono at the 1999 NetAid concert, 
live with the 2003 Trans-Siberian Orchestra, 
jazz legend Ornette Coleman 
hip-hop giant Jay-Z (with ?Love of the Roots)

“We can pretty much do any classic rock 80's-90's by request: Rolling Stones, Beatles, Eagles, AC/DC, Journey, U2, Heart, James Taylor, Police, etc. etc. We can do traditional and non-traditional ceremony music such as, but not limited to:”

The Wedding Song - Kenny G
Pachebel - Canon in D
Vivaldi - Largo/Spring
Bach - Jesu Joy Of Man's Desiring
Handel - Water Music
Bach - Wachet Auf
Bach - Air on G
Schubert - Ave Maria
and so on...


Top 25 Requested:

Time In A Bottle
Dust In The Wind
Don't Stop Believing
Here There And Everywhere
Here Comes the Sun
Strawberry Fields Forever
More Than Words
Shower The People
Dance With Me
Ten Years Gone
Blue Moon
House At Pooh Corner
Fields Of Gold
People Get Ready
Get Here
Limehouse Blues
How High The Moon
Days Of Wine And Roses
Night And Day
Orange Blossom Special
Sweet Georgia Brown
Friend Of The Devil