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Cyndy Elliott

Cyndy Elliott

  • She/Her
  • Biography

    CYNDY RICE ELLIOTT
    ACOUSTIC BASS and 5 STRING ELECTRIC

    [email protected]
    301-467-1505

    THEATER EXPERIENCE
    Over 60 different musicals, operas, and cabaret shows in venues throughout the Washington/Baltimore area and beyond. Recent shows include Next to Normal, Footloose, Children of Eden, Pippin, Les Miserables, In the Heights, Into the Woods, Man of La Mancha, Hairspray, Titanic, Tappin' Through Life starring Maurice Hines, and Mame starring Sally Struthers at venues including The Kennedy Center, Constellation Theatre, GALA Hispanic Theatre, Mac-Haydn Theatre (NY) and many more.

    WASHINGTON DC and BALTIMORE AREA CLASSICAL FREELANCING
    Freelance bassist in a wide range of classical music settings, from orchestras and church choirs to chamber music. Orchestras include Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra (substitute principal), Great Noise Ensemble, Avanti Orchestra (co-principal), Inscape Chamber Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra of Northern Virginia (substitute principal), Landon Symphonette, Park Avenue Chamber Orchestra (NYC), the Congressional Chorus and the Reston Chorale.

    WASHINGTON DC and BALTIMORE AREA JAZZ FREELANCING
    Performed with a variety of local and national musical groups including the Artie Shaw Orchestra, Diva (all female big band, NYC), Harry James Orchestra, the Ink Spots, Tex Beneke, Les Brown’s Band of Renown, Lox and Vodka (klezmer), the Pied Pipers, several Rat Pack tribute shows, the Sammy Kaye Orchestra, Swingtopia (co-leader) Trio Speevy (leader), Trio Trela, Stateside Steel Band, Tony Sands (Sinatra impersonator), and many local big bands.

    TOURING EXPERIENCE
    Sister Act National Tour (substitute), February 2015.
    Nine city tour of China with the Park Avenue Chamber Orchestra, 2012.
    In the Mood (1940s musical revue with on-stage big band), 2002 - 2006.
    Meet Me in St. Louis National Tour, 1993.

    CRUISE SHIP EXPERIENCE
    Crystal Symphony, show band musician, 2005.
    Crystal Serenity, show band musician, 2003 and 2004.
    QE2 big band theme cruises, 2000 and 2001.
    S.S. Norway big band theme cruise with Tex Beneke Orchestra, 1999.
    Crystal Harmony, show band musician, 1997.

    Professional Experience

    • Off Broadway
    • Regional
    • Concerts/Cabaret
    • Education
    • Tours

    Regions

    • D.C./Baltimore Area

    Interested in touring?

    • Yes

    Maestra Expertise

    • Pit Musician (Other)

    My Primary Instrument

    • Bass - Upright

    My Instruments

    • Bass - electric
    • Bass - upright

    Software

    • Sibelius

    Additional Skills

    • Actor-Musician
    • Home Studio Whiz

    Affiliations

    • THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)