A native of Washington, D.C., coloratura soprano Staceé Lyles has degrees from North Carolina A&T State University and the University of Arkansas. Her performances as soprano soloist include Mozart’s Mass in C Minor, Haydn’s “Lord Nelson” Mass, and Schubert’s Mass in G.
On the stage, Lyles has played Violetta in Verdi’s La traviata, Adina in Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore, and Mimì in Puccini’s La bohème. She appeared in Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess with the Greensboro Opera and in the World-Premiere staging of Paul Moravec's Sanctuary Road with the North Carolina Opera. Her most notable performance was as a featured soloist in concerts at the White House. She currently works with the theatre department at North Carolina A&T State University.