Bio

Lianna Squillace is a vocalist and audio engineer currently based in Chicago. She holds a BA in Audio Design and Production from Columbia College and was trained in jazz vocal technique at the Berklee College of Music.

Although Lianna's musical repertoire is influenced heavily by the American Songbook, she has expanded to Blues, R&B, and Americana since her move to Chicago in 2013. Click here to explore some of Lianna's recent recordings on Bandcamp. Lianna currently performs throughout the greater Chicago area with a variety of groups, and anticipates the independent release of her first collection of original music before the end of 2018.

In addition to her work as a performer, Lianna is an established audio engineer and sound designer. Lianna worked as a recording and mixing engineer for the Chicago arm of the musical movement Sofar Sounds from 2015 to 2017.

Lianna went on to work as sound designer for the acclaimed web series Brown Girls, directed by Sam Bailey and written by Fatimah Asghar. The series premiered on OpenTV in February 2017 and in July of 2017 was nominated for an Emmy in the "Outstanding Short Form Comedy or Drama Series" category. She then worked as sound designer for the new Instagram-based microseries Menace. Menace premiered on Instagram in November 2017.

Lianna is currently in pre-production for a variety of projects, among those the 3rd season of Don't Ask Jen & Liz, a comedy podcast she has produced since 2016. Click here to listen to previous episodes of the show on the Arcade Audio network.