She has emerged from the Canadian scene with a spellbinding voice... with boldly unique style and a vocal attitude of her own. Solnicki has been rightfully labeled a vocal purist, and naturally sings any jazz arrangement with relative ease.
With exceptional tonal control and her mastery of inflection, Lara Solnicki has without doubt, charted her vocal journey, affirming her position as a world class jazz singer. (−Everett. R. Davis, All About Jazz)
Canadian vocalist, composer and poet Lara Solnicki is one of Greg Osby's Inner Circle Music artists. She enjoys a busy schedule, performing and recording with many of Canada’s finest musicians. A classically trained singer with a four octave range, Lara originally intended a career in opera. She received a BA from The Glenn Gould School/ Royal Conservatory of Music where she was the recipient of numerous scholarships, studying voice and piano in the Performance Diploma and Artist Diploma programs. Since 2010, she has been very active as a jazz and creative music artist.
Praised for “the purity of her voice, her understanding of the most subtle nuances in lyrics and melody, and the freshness, intelligence and wit she invests in every interpretation”( − Stanley Péan, Host, Quand le jazz est là- Espace Musique), she was a finalist in the Révélations Radio- Canada 2014 competition, jazz artist category. She has released 2 critically acclaimed CDs: “A Meadow in December” (2010), and “Whose Shadow?” (2014), and can frequently be heard on radio stations across Canada including the CBC, Jazz FM.91 and Radio Canada