Onyay Pheori

Dark, robust, romantic, inspirational, majestic, atmospheric- these are just a few words used to describe the music of Onyay Pheori. Love and death, light and dark, sensual and chilling, Onyay’s experimental tendencies never lean too heavily in any one musical direction. Instead, she encompasses all aspects of life, taking in the good, the bad, and the beautiful.

Onyay’s experimental lyrics and hypnotic melodies explore love, loss, longing, bliss, sensuality, intimacy, freedom, illusion, consciousness,the peaks, the valleys and the journey of being human in a forever changing world. Onyay Pheori is a vocalist, violinist, recording & performing artist and actress. She is currently in the studio recording with inspiring musicians and producers in a range of styles for film and television, including her dreamy, down-tempo project, her melodic alternative rock band and her other-worldly solo album.

She has been performing with MASS Ensemble/The Earthharp Collective in festivals and performing arts centers all over the world, including The Great Hall in Shanghai, La Parroquia for the La Calaca Festival in San Miguel de Allende, TEDx Kansas City, GATE and The Wanderlust Festival to name a few. Onyay recorded violin on a bonus track for grammy-winning Herbie Hancock’s “The Imagine Project” and shot a music video, “Visitation”, with a mystical and environmental theme, which appeared in the Portraits Assignment at Flatbed Press in Austin, Texas. She also wrote and recorded “The World is Ready” with grammy-winning producer, Jeff Bova, which was used in the tck tck tck campaign’s International celebrity PSA raising awareness for climate change. Dark, robust, romantic, inspirational, majestic, atmospheric- these are just a few words used to describe the music of Onyay Pheori. Love and heartache, light and dark, sensual and chilling, Onyay’s experimental tendencies never lean too heavily in any one musical direction. Instead, she encompasses all aspects of life, taking in the good, the bad, and the beautiful. Onyay’s empirical lyrics and hypnotic melodies explore longing, bliss, sensuality, intimacy, freedom, illusion, consciousness, and the peaks and valleys of being human in a forever-changing world.

Highlights:

  • ‘Swoop Me Up’ in MTV Suspect, episode 105
  • ‘Fever’ in MTV’s Finding Carter, episode 202
  • ‘Fever’ in LINKED (US Film Festival Rights)
  • ‘Fever’ in Satisfaction, episode 2009
  • ‘Banshee’ in UnREAL, episode 303
  • ‘Banshee’ in Landing Up
  • ‘Banshee’ in Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce, episode 3007
  • ‘No More Waiting’ in UnREALl, episode 303
  • ‘Gone’ in Vanderpump Rules, episode 415
  • ‘Gone’ in MTV’s AYTO, episode 503