Alyras S. de Cygne (Alyras)
playing piano by ear at age two. Her natural music proficiency led her
to become a multi-instrumentalist (playing 10 instruments), composer,
songwriter and arranger by the time she was 16 years old. Beginning her
professional music career as a vocalist, at age 16 (in Seattle, WA), she
evolved into a career path as a self-contained recording artist.
Eventually, she progressed into being a producer of a variety of musical
genres, as she extended her own recording and composing interests into
Presently, Alyras heads Art of Pop, which is the repository and
fountainhead for all of her creative work. Her music has been featured
on such television shows as Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, the
Jennifer Love Hewitt Show and others. (As the former Soprano Section
Leader and Assistant Conductor of the Transcendence Gospel Choir), she has also been featured in the LGBT films, "The Believers" and "Why We Sing."
Michaele is also a writer, actor, dancer, visual artist, cleric and
inventor (software). San Francisco, CA is her home, where she lives as a