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LYNN LIGAMMARI

2023

LYNN LIGAMMARI

Lynn Ligammari, who was born and raised in Niagara Falls New York, holds both a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Saxophone Performance and Music Education from the Eastman School of Music. Known for her versatility, Lynn performs/has performed with a wide array of musical projects that include; Aaron Frazer, Antibalas, Bright Eyes, Conor Oberst, Durand Jones & The Indications, Emefe, Extra Syrup Horns, Mike Gordon (Phish), Hurray For the Riff Raff, Red Baraat, Sinkane, String Cheese Incident, Tyger Tyger, Wild Wild East, Zapoté, and more. Lynn’s performances have graced stages worldwide at venues and festivals such as; Carnegie Hall, NPR, KEXP, WNYC, the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, the Late Show with David Letterman, the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, CBS This Morning, America’s Got Talent, The Governor's Ball, the Bluenote, the Newport Jazz Festival, the Newport Folk Festival, Lincoln Center, the Cully Jazz Festival, the Rochester International Jazz Festival, SFJazz, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, Central Park Summerstage, Kings Theater, The Greek Theater, and more.

She has also been featured in the horn section on numerous albums, recordings and TV shows, for networks such as Fox and NBC. Beyond her performances, Lynn is dedicated to educating the next generation of musicians. She is a saxophone instructor for ‘Mannes Prep at The New School’, as well as a Teaching Artist for ‘Lincoln Center Education’ where she has led various workshops both at home and abroad for the past 15+ years. She has facilitated individual and group classes for students of all ages, as well as teachers, administrators, community leaders, and more. Recognized for her extraordinary talent, commitment to music education and the arts, she was a recipient of the Emerging Leader and Outstanding Alumni award from the Niagara Falls Board of Education.

We are extremely proud and honored to welcome Lynn Ligammari into the Niagara Falls Music Hall of Fame.

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