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Presenting the third in a series titled, Sister City Music Session. Exploring Denver Sister Cities through music. Join us for a beverage tasting reception, boxed lunch, musical performance and cultural presentation on Kunming, China.

Jun Yao “Melody” Marlier stands as a widely respected figure in the realm of music, celebrated internationally for her talent as a gospel, R&B, jazz, and soul pianist. As a young musician hailing from Asia, Melody’s journey in music began as a child, enchanted by the melodies that flowed from her fingertips onto the keys of a piano.

Born into a family deeply rooted in music, Melody’s passion for music was nurtured from an early age. With each passing day, Melody’s devotion to her craft grew stronger, fueling her relentless pursuit of musical excellence. Her distinctive style, characterized by intricate harmonies and soulful melodies, captivated audiences and critics alike, solidifying her reputation as a virtuoso pianist of unparalleled skill and artistry.

As a trailblazer in the world of jazz, R&B, and soul, Jun Yao “Melody” Marlier’s impact on the music industry is immeasurable. Her unwavering passion for music is evidenced in her wanting to help the next generation of musicians, as she is on the faculty of two universities in the Denver area. That passion, coupled with her leadership abilities, has cemented her legacy as one of the most revered pianists of her generation, leaving an enduring imprint on the hearts and souls of music lovers everywhere.


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Sister City Music Session: Denver to Kunming


April 19
11:30 am - 1:00 pm


1080 14th St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 839-5100

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