Arielle Hyatt is the creator of Luckybird Music, a program that grew from her work as music director at PS 153 Elementary School in West Harlem, where she founded and directed the PS 153 Chorus through a partnership with Music Unites and its fearless leader Michelle Edgar. Under the direction of Ms. Hyatt, The Luckybird Kids of PS 153 were the face of the 2018 GAP Back to School Campaign. Every one of her students were featured in their national ad campaign through print ads and television commercials.
Arielle's pop chorus, (Luckybird Kids) were also hand selected by Sony Pictures to perform on the red carpet with Beyonce and Sia at the premiere of Annie [starring Jamie Foxx, Cameron Diaz, and Quevenzhane Wallis] at the Ziegfeld Theater. Other performances/appearances include: The Grammy Foundation, Hot 97’s Ebro in the Morning, and Live at the Apollo Theater.
Arielle has a Performance Diploma from The Juilliard School, Master of Arts in Music Education/Music Performance from Columbia University, and a Bachelor of Music Education and Music Performance from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. Arielle has been a featured soloist with Skitch Hendersonand the New York Pops, The Indiana University Singing Hoosiers, and the Juilliard Orchestra.
Many of Arielle's students have signed with the top agencies across New York City, and are building thriving careers on Broadway and in Hollywood.