Neyla Pekarek: PICS By: Cassie Basford 1 of 6 Neyla Pekarek RMV/REX/Shutterstock Neyla Pekarek is an American cellist, vocalist, and pianist. She gained popularity as a member of the folk rock band The Lumineers. She was with the band from the years 2010 to 2018. And in case you have no idea who The Lumineers are, then do not worry because we are here to fill you all in! The Lumineers’ founding members are Wesley Schultz (lead vocals, guitar), Jeremiah Fraites (drums, percussion, piano), and Neyla Pekarek (cellist and vocalist). It was upon finishing her degree in music education, that Pekarek casually responded to a Craigslist ad posted by Wesley Schultz and Jeremiah Fraites, and then soon enough became a member of one of the greatest folk rock bands of all time. Sadly, on Oct. 18, 2018, she announced that she was leaving The Lumineers, but luckily, she will never let her amazing singing voice go to waste. Besides singing for the band, she has also thoroughly enjoys singing barbershop music competitively as a member of the Sweet Adelines International, as well as conducting musical training workshops with school-children in Colorado. October 18, 2018, 6:02PM 2 of 6 Neyla Pekarek At Almost Acoustic Christmas Amy Harris/Invision/AP/REX/Shutterstock Neyla Pekarek performs with The Lumineers at the 2017 KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas on Dec. 10, 2017. October 18, 2018, 6:02PM 3 of 6 Neyla Pekarek At Gala Jim Smeal/REX/Shutterstock Jeremiah Fraites, Neyla Pekarek, and Wesley Schultz posed at the MusiCares Person of the Year Gala in Los Angeles on Feb. 10, 2017. October 18, 2018, 6:02PM 4 of 6 Neyla Pekarek In New York REX/Shutterstock Wesley Schutlz, Neyla Pekarek, and Jeremiah Fraites looked picture-perfect during their photo shoot at the Dream Downtown Hotel in New York. October 18, 2018, 6:02PM 5 of 6 Neyla Pekarek In Concert REX/Shutterstock Neyla Pekarek singing at Fiddlers on the Green in Denver, Colorado on Aug. 26, 2017. October 18, 2018, 6:02PM 6 of 6 Neyla Pekarek At Grammys REX/Shutterstock Wesley Schultz, Neyla Pekarek, and Jeremiah Fraites were spotted backstage at the Grammy Nominations Concert Live! in Nashville, Tennessee on Dec. 5, 2012. October 18, 2018, 6:02PM Click to Subscribe to Get Our Free HollywoodLife Daily Newsletter to get the hottest celeb news.