A Grand Prairie, Texas native, Lessie Vonner’s love of music began at a young age when she picked up the trumpet at eleven. Lessie’s passion encouraged her to pursue a music education at the renowned Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Dallas, and she eventually chose to attend the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music in New York City. She currently performs in many venues throughout NYC and has performed in various music scenes across the world. She also performs in numerous groups around the city and has worked with artists such as Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Lizzo, Jon Batiste, the Fugees, Jennifer Hudson, the Broadway Sinfonietta, Kathy Sledge, and many more. Lessie has received Grammy recognition for her participation on Beyoncé's award-winning music film “Homecoming”, as well as for her work on the CARTERS’ award-winning “Everything Is Love” album.