about me 

Recently, Hoyes has performed in Paris, London, Bucharest, New York, Los Angeles and more.


In early 2018, she curated and performed a Minnie Riperton show at Joe's Pub at the Public Theater and "Lena Horne at 100" at HarlemStage in Harlem, NY. Her music was featured at New York Fashion Week and in the BET/TV5 Monde film USA, La Recette Caribéenne du Success in worldwide. She is a previous winner of the Paul Robeson International Vocal Competition, Liszt International Vocal Competition and Friuli-Venezia International Vocal Competition in Italy.


Hoyes has published her writing on music and culture in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Columbia Journal of Gender and Law and Blavity online. She has spoken on international platforms including Chamber Music America, Music at Google, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Dropbox Artist Spotlight (for which she was the first), Well Read Black Girl, Langston Hughes House, LinkedIn Artist Spotlight, Left of Black, Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights in Law, The Wing and the Harvard Alumni Association.  Hoyes has taught across the US including UC Berkeley, Duke University and the United Nations School, as well as numerous museums, cultural centers and public schools for all ages.  She is the first music curator at The Abbey in Princeton, NJ, with her first series launched in spring/summer 2018.  Hoyes is an honors graduate of Harvard University, Westminster Conservatory of Music and she earned her JD from Columbia University.


Hoyes is currently writing and recording her second album, which is set for a 2019 release. She is an endorsed artist by Earthworks High Definition Microphones.