Lara Herscovitch is a modern American singer-songwriter-performer of masterful contemporary folk with blues, pop, and jazz influences. A former Connecticut State Troubadour from 2009 to 2011, she writes, sings, and leads with authenticity, integrity, and heart.
Herscovitch delivers performances, presentations, and workshops that inspire, inform, uplift, and entertain. The themes that emerge in Herscovitch’s work span a broad range, including stories of misfits and underdogs, connection, courage, love, loss, hardship, hope, resilience, and transformation.
The wisdom in Herscovitch’s creative artistry comes from her decades of humanitarian work in the U.S., Latin America, Asia, and Africa, where she focused on civic engagement and advocacy in education, community development, environmental protection, and justice system reform.
Herscovitch has conducted and facilitated hundreds of presentations and workshops for arts and nonprofit organizations, businesses, government agencies, philanthropic groups, academic institutions, and faith-based audiences. Between touring and performing across the United States, she coaches and facilitates on themes ranging from creative courage to finding one’s voice.
Herscovitch has performed on thousands of notable stages and music showcases, including A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor; the Clearwater Festival and Great Hudson River Revival founded by Pete Seeger; and the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival, for which she performed as part of the Emerging Artist Showcase in 2016, among many others.