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Beth Callen

Beth Callen

  • She/Her
  • Biography

    Beth Callen is a guitarist & multi-instrumentalist, a bandleader, singer/songwriter and educator based in NYC. Beth plays Guitar 1/Banjo in the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-Winning musical A Strange Loop on Broadway. She also writes music, consults and teaches Songwriting at Purchase College and has a roster of private students.

    Recent credits include A Strange Loop (Keys2/Guitar) in Washington D.C., A Strange Loop (Keys2/Guitar/Banjo) Off-Broadway, and Head Over Heels (Guitar 2) Broadway. Beth has also subbed on Six (guitar, Broadway), Jagged Little Pill (guitar, Broadway), and Girl From the North Country (guitar, Broadway).

    Beth has been writing songs and singing since she was young, and after studying songwriting at Purchase College she released several albums with her band The Callen Sisters in the early 2000s and was signed to Cordless Recordings (Warner).

    She has also worked as a side musician playing guitar and singing with bands and artists in NYC including Grammy-award winning children’s artist Tim Kubart, the all-female Guns N' Roses tribute band Guns N’ Hoses, The New Tarot and others.

    Her recording credits include projects with The Callen Sisters, The New Tarot, cast albums for A Strange Loop (Broadway and Off-Broadway Original Cast Recordings) and for We Are The Tigers (Original Off-Broadway Cast Album).

    She has continued to write and produce songs and plans to release her first solo project in 2022.

    Professional Experience

    • Broadway
    • Off Broadway
    • Regional
    • Concerts/Cabaret
    • Education
    • TV/Film

    Regions

    • NYC/Tri-State Area

    Interested in touring?

    • Yes

    Maestra Expertise

    • Songwriter
    • Singer/Songwriter
    • Music Transcriber
    • Pit Musician (Keyboards)
    • Pit Musician (Other)
    • Music Producer/Record Producer

    My Primary Instrument

    • Guitar

    My Instruments

    • Banjo
    • Bass - electric
    • Guitar - acoustic
    • Guitar - electric
    • Mandolin
    • Piano
    • Synth - keyboards
    • Ukulele
    • Voice

    Software

    • Finale
    • Logic
    • MainStage
    • Sibelius

    Additional Skills

    • Actor-Musician
    • Home Studio Whiz

    Affiliations

    • THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)
    • ASCAP