About Sharis

Sharis is a soulful diverse singer-songwriter who has the unique ability to touch an audience and leave her listeners feeling enriched and connected to something larger than themselves. She is a gifted performer, and loves singing her originals for an audience and sharing her joy of song.  

Sharis composes music in a variety of genres and accompanies herself on the guitar with energetic rhythms and enchanting vocal harmonies. Sharis’ musical sound is diverse with many influences and styles. Her sound incorporates rock, folk, Americana, country and blues. Her original songs explore themes of freedom, love, nature, and connection with others and whenever she performs it is always heartfelt and powerful. 

She currently plays with her longtime partner Steve-o Burr in the “Raising River Band.” (RaisingRiverBand.com) A five piece Bluegrass/Americana band, Raising River Band showcases strong multi-dimensional harmonies and fabulous solos with  banjo, mandolin and pedal steel guitar.  Together they create a diverse sound, playing both originals and covers with flair texture and color.  They are currently working in the Soundplex recording studio on their first CD!   

She performs in the band and as a duo with singer-songwriter Rebecca Copeland. Each bringing their own diverse styles to the stage, they join together to create dynamic harmonies with a wide array of original material. 

Some quotes that best describe Sharis are:

“A powerful artist who has a gift for expressing something real and healing in her music. And the audience feels it.” ” - Rebecca Copeland,Singer Songwriter
Amazing Americana-Power-Folk-Rock. Authentic catchy songs with powerful vocals. She has stage presence and warmth that connects with the audience and makes everyone feel enriched.” - Explorer
Sharis believes in the power of music to heal and empower people. It is her intention to help heal the world through music. She loves to sing and feels most like she is doing what she is meant to do when playing and sharing her music.” - Best Friend

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