Larysa is a Nashville-based soul artist who synthesizes a broad range of influences in her performances. Her eclectic style reaches every person in the room regardless of background or music preference. It's not only her "girl next door" feel that draws her audience in, but her captivating stage presence commands an entire room's undivided attention. Larysa's ability to seamlessly flow from genre to genre without losing the essence of her pure artistry that we all love has earned her an impressive and loyal following.
As a little girl growing up in Kansas City, KS, Larysa's influences ranges from various Christian artists such as Carman, Fred Hammond, Helen Baylor, and Out of Eden. While growing older and exploring different music her attention shifted to legendary R&B performers and vocal powerhouses such as Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, & Mary J Blige. Her musical curiosity didn't stop there. After her family relocated to Nashville, its rich community of singer/songwriters became another focus in her journey to learning who she is an artist.
She has become a sought out entertainer at the Nashville Airport where she performs regularly. Larysa plays various stages and events for all different genres. One being, the Nashville Soul Music Festival where she warmed up the stage for Atlantic Starr, Regina Bell, Dem Franchize Boys and more. The National Museum of African American Music has included Larysa as part of their Emerging Artists program. This has given her the opportunity to represent them at various events throughout Nashville, including the 31st Anniversary MLK Convocation held at Tennessee State University. Whatever the occasion calls for, whether a private birthday party, country club, winery, or at "the new hottest spot in town", Larysa's ability to mold her craft always makes her the "perfect fit".
Larysa has also been able to be part of some notable projects as well. The Christian rap duo GRITS single "We Grow Old" featured herself and Sir Kevin Max from DC Talk. Most recently, her single "Forbidden Heart Club Blues" was included in the Enormous: The Gorge Story which was in select theaters across the country,