Laurie Scheid Travel agency owner. 724-318-5299
Like you, I have a million interests and jazz is and was my thing. I even have my own jingle!
My office is located at: The Corner, 701 5th Avenue, New Kensington, PA 15068
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I am a Good Travels Advisor with Tourism Cares, and a member of the National Association of Professional Women. Destination specialities include Asia/Taiwan, Bermuda, certain all inclusive resorts, cruises, Portugal and Italy.
Laurie Lucianne Scheid, in addition to owning a niche travel agency since 2009, also sang under the name [Lucianne Evans] for three plus decades of jazz from Pittsburgh to Montreal, where she was featured at the Montreal International Jazz Festival, to doing jazz in New York and Asheville, NC, where she managed her own group called Evans & Coppola. The CD “Flamingo” was given the Blue Chip Award as one of the “Top Vocal CD’s of 2002” in the Jazz Education Journal, of the International Jazz Educators. She spent five years as the Secretary of the IAJE for North Carolina – involved in promoting good jazz artists in the South and elsewhere. She sites national jazz critic Dr. Herb Wong as a mentor and spends time penning and recording standard style originals and popular music.
In travel, she took a two year Travel and Tourism program run by Ben Streets (Blue Ridge Community College). In addition to niche agency Jazz Music Travel, she worked for Brevard Travel and AAA, sending thousands of clients around the globe. She moved back to her hometown of Pittsburgh in 2014 . Go Pens! She has two dogs, a dachshund mix and a “ferocious” chihuahua.