Nordic Daughter is more than just a musical project it is an experience in variety, acceptance, love and logic. The musical concepts behind the music build a sense of intimacy with the audience that can only be described as genuine and authentic. The vocal stylings of Melissa Lycan are unique yet classic and the songs she delivers are heart felt and blended. The project Debuted in 2016 at the Oriental Theater after years of working in the music business the members chose to write the first versions of the songs ready to be produced in the studio. The Band released the first EP “Forgotten” in 2017 and the second Album "The Path" in Nov 2018. In 2020 Nordic Daughter released three singles all around the challenges we face as we go on our heroes journey! The 3rd album is in the works and is destined to release in Spring of 2022. The band has performed with artists like Lita Ford, Trapt, Cold, Stitched up Heart, Jack Russell and Great White, Lost Point and Michael Morrow, selling out venues up to 500.
Nordic Daughter’s main focus is to tour the world teaching children how to write music as an outlet for their own voices. Interested in playing large benefit concerts, performing our fully Choreographed show for fans all over the world and giving as much of our hearts and minds to the planet as it can handle. Get ready for the fiercest of all warriors, NORDIC DAUGHTER!
Melissa Lycan was privately instructed in piano for 6 years from the age of 7 when she began to compose her own songs and focused heavily on academics. Though she never stopped writing. She had three vocal instructors including Lance Bendiksen of Bendiksen Productions and has compiled thousands of songs/poems over the last 20 years. In addition to her Bachelor of Music Business at Full Sail University she holds a Masters Degree in Business Intelligence.
Jason Lycan has been building unique melodies for 25 years as a self educated musician. Jason has played music in several bands playing stages with artists like TRAPT, THC, FLAW, HED PE, ONE EYED DOLL, SALIVA and more. He is endorsed by Talon Pics in Denver, CO and continues to pursue a wide range of musical endeavors including his Hard Rock band Something For Tomorrow.
Haiden Davis has been classically trained for 15 years. He attends the University of Colorado at Denver to study contemporary styles. His diverse musical training inspires a unique sound influenced largely by classical, jazz, and hip hop. As a performer, producer, composer and educator, he strives to bridge the gap between many musical communities. A lifelong Colorado native, Haiden lives in Denver and plays Violin with Nordic Daughter.
Sarah Jylkka is a Detroit native living in Denver, Colorado. Sarah earned her Bachelor's in Music Education from DePauw University in Indiana and currently holds a professional teacher's license in the state of Colorado. Sarah plays both violin and viola professionally and recently closed the chapter on 5 years of directing middle school orchestra in order to pursue a career in continuing education and performance.
Haven has been playing music for over twenty years. In 2014 Haven backed Michael Robert on a two-week tour in England packed with sixteen shows. In 2015 Haven joined hardcore band Proclaimer, where he played bass and sang clean vocals and by 2016, Haven recorded, mixed, mastered and co-produced Proclaimer's first EP. Since then, Haven has played many shows along the west coast, USA with different acts including Nordic Daughter, Westward, Silver & Gold, and Ana Lete, to name a few.
Tracy Stokes has been involved in the music industry in some form for 60+ years. A seasoned studio and stage player, she has played with many bands, predominantly cover and a splash of original projects. Tracy has served as a key production entity in 2 major recording studios, Normandy Sound in Warren, RI and Avalanche Recording Studios, Northglenn, CO. Favorite activities in Nordic Daughter include performance, production input, writing contribution, tour coordination and admin assistance and merchandise design and creation.
Johnny Reggie Romero has been playing music for over 30 years. From the punk rock of Green Jello to the heavy beats of The Dawn Chose Orion he has toured with several band before joining Nordic Daughter in 2018. For the last 3 years he has worked with the project building drum tracks and touring with the project. He also plays in several local projects.
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