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Beth G Tankersley

Beth G Tankersley

She/Her

Beth G Tankersley

She/Her

Biography

Pianist and conductor Beth G. Tankersley is active as a collaborative musician, conductor, music director, and vocal coach. An artist with a diverse musical perspective, Beth is frequently in demand as a conductor and music director, having made her conducting debut with the first national tour of Mean Girls the musical in 2022. Beth made her conducting debut at the 5th Avenue Theatre’s production of White Christmas in 2023. Other recent shows include Something’s Afoot (music director and conductor), Sweeney Todd (associate music director/keyboard), Beauty and the Beast (associate music director/keyboard 1), and Austen’s Pride (keyboard), all at the 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle, WA. As a vocal coach and rehearsal pianist, Beth has worked with Juneau Lyric Opera, Pacific Northwest Opera, Tacoma Opera, NOISE, Operamuse, Seattle Modern Opera Company, and the University of Washington. As an instrumentalist, Beth has performed with Seattle Opera, Orchestra Seattle, Puget Sound Concert Opera, Tacoma City Ballet, and Seattle Art Song Society.

Beth is a native of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Pedagogy from the University of Oklahoma, and a Master of Music degree in Collaborative Piano from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Beth currently lives in Rainier Beach with her husband, Nick, and their dogs Kevin and Fuller.

Professional Experience

  • Regional
  • Education
  • Tours
  • Master’s Degree

Regions

  • Carolinas
  • Seattle/Pacific NW

Interested in touring?

  • No

Maestra Expertise

  • Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
  • Music Director/Conductor (Baton)
  • Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
  • Instrumentalist/Pit Musician
  • Keyboard Programmer
  • Audition Pianist
  • Class/Voice Lesson/Rehearsal Pianist
  • Rehearsal Pianist

Primary Instruments

  • Piano

Additional Instruments

  • Synth - keyboards

Software

  • Finale
  • Logic
  • MainStage

Affiliations

  • THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)