Specializes in: Piano


Education: BM The Music Conservatory of Puerto Rico


Cataloged by her peers as a young visionary and promising artist, Chicago pianist/composer/ producer Liza Micelli has been the principal keyboardist for Jussie Smollett, Terrence Howard and celebrity guest artists on 20th Century Fox’s hit television show Empire since its inception in 2015. Liza has performed with Alicia Keys, Jennifer Hudson, Patti LaBelle, Rita Ora, and many others.


After studying Jazz performance under pianist Peter Saxe at Chicago’s famed art school Columbia College, Liza Micelli relocated to Puerto Rico in 2008 to follow her love and inquisition for the Afro-Caribbean sound, finishing her bachelor’s degree at the Conservatory of Music (CMPR) studying under pianist and recording artist, Luis Marín. Micelli has been invited as guest clinician for various prestigious institutions including Sam Houston State University (SHSU), the Music Conservatory of Puerto Rico, el Taller de Fotoperiodismo of Puerto Rico, and the Center of the Arts and Virtuosso School of Music of San Luis Potosí, México.