About

Astrid Lyre is a professional guitarist & bassist based out of Nanaimo, British Columbia. She has worked on cruise ships (Royal Caribbean), in musical theatre, jazz groups and rock bands. A proud graduate of Capilano University’s Jazz program, Astrid studied jazz bass with André Lachance and classical guitar with Stephen Boswell. Astrid also fronts her own original art-rock band, eleanore.

Astrid considers herself fortunate to work with other local B.C. musicians including:

  • Marisha Devoin - Bassist and vocalist.
  • James McRae - Drummer and composer.
  • Andrew Homzy - Musician, composer, jazz scholar.
  • Alicia Murray - Drummer and accordionist.
  • Nico Rhodes - Composer, arranger, orchestrator, pianist.