Summer in the CityLjuliana Thomas
Ljuliana Thomas, a singer and pianist from Memphis, Tennessee, attends Berklee College of Music under a Presidential Scholarship.
She was recognized as a prodigy by faculty at the University of Memphis, where she was studying Suzuki piano. After studying classical music for 10 years, Thomas joined the Stax Music Academy, where she was placed in the Senior Academy rhythm section and jazz band. While there, she played with many prominent artists, including Kirk Whalum, George Clinton, William Bell, Joyce Cobb, and Carla Thomas.
Thomas attended the Five-Week Summer Performance Program at Berklee under a City Music Scholarship for jazz piano in 2015 and for jazz vocals in 2016. Since leaving the Stax Music Academy in 2017, she has been mentored by Stephen Lee, Donald Brown, Ulysses Owens Jr., and Red Velvet.