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Amy Kohn

Amy Kohn

Biography

Amy Kohn is a composer, lyricist, pianist, accordionist and singer originally from Chicago, now based in Padua, Italy. Her most recent album, PlexiLusso, has made best-of lists from Italy’s Rai Radio 3 program “Battiti” to Avant Music News to Pitchfork’s Best Album Covers of 2014 and has been championed by BBC Radio 6's Stuart Maconie. Amy was chosen by the late, legandary Producer Arif Mardin as a featured singer and accordionist on his album of original music, “All My Friends Are Here” along with singers such as Norah Jones, Chaka Khan, and Carly Simon. She has performed her songs at festivals and venues such as Italy’s UBI Jazz, Woma Jazz, Senigallia’s Notte Bianca, Geni Musicali, Croatia’s FoPa Festival of Performing Arts, Berlin’s Clavier-Cabinett, and London’s famed 12 Bar, Ray’s Jazz Shop and The Vortex. Amy’s compositions have been performed in experimental festivals such as the New York’s Women's Work Concert Series, the Tribeca New Music Festival, and the Flea Theater's Music with a View Series. She holds degrees from Oberlin College and Conservatory and the NYU Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program.

Experience

  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education

Regions

  • Other Countries

Expertise

  • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
  • Songwriter
  • Singer/Songwriter

Instruments

  • Accordion
  • Piano
  • Voice

Software

  • Finale

Affiliations

  • ASCAP

Pronouns

  • She/Her