Uptown Violins

Dallas - Wichita - Kansas City - Springfield

Director of Media and Design / Principal

Director of Media and Design / Principal

Sherèe Lutz

Sherèe Lutz lives in the Kansas City area preforming as a professional musician. She has performed at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art for their Gallery Jam, Party Arty, and their Third Thursdays. She has also performed at The Hilton President, Longview Mansion, Dan Meiners Studio, Heartland Community Church, and several other venues in Kansas City. She has also performed at the Hotel Crescent Court in Dallas, TX, Botanica and the Distillery 244  in Wichita, KS, and the Powel Crosley Estate in Sarasota, FL.  In  addition to violin, Sherèe holds a BA and an MA in Art History and works as the Project Assistant, Contemporary Art at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art .

Sherèe completed her musical studies at Baylor University where she minored in violin performance studying under Dr. Eka Gogichashvili. She played with the Baylor Symphony Orchestra for four years as well as in the founding years of the Baylor Jazz String Quartet under the tutelage of Alex Parker.  Sherèe studied Suzuki violin beginning at the age of three under the instruction of her mother, and Suzuki piano at the age of five. Sherèe grew up in Wichita, Kansas, performing with her four sisters and mother at various events. Being the Wichita Youth Talent Runner-Up of 2005, she soloed with the Wichita Repertory Orchestra while also serving as concertmaster of the Wichita Youth Symphony. The same year she received the Women’s Federated Music Award.

Sherèe attended Suzuki Institute and Sound Encounters in Ottawa, Kansas, for over nine years where she studied under Alice Joy Lewis, and took master classes from various instructors. Some of Sherèe’s more noteworthy performances include with Josh Groban, at the Orpheum Theater, and at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas. She has also taught violin lessons for five years, students’ ages ranging from four years old to high school students. In 2016 Sheree headed up  her family's shared missions trip teaching violin at a Vacation Music Camp in an orphanage ( St. Mary Kevins Orphanage) in Uganda, Africa. She and fellow Uptown Violin members Allison Peterson and Brittany Peterson  together created and taught an amazing curriculum for the students. It was an incredible experience for everyone involved and will never be forgotten! 

Brittany Peterson - Kerri Parr - Allison Peterson - Ashley Rescot - Christy Peterson