CYNDY RICE ELLIOTT
ACOUSTIC BASS and 5 STRING ELECTRIC
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.
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.
- Off Broadway
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Master’s Degree
Interested in touring?
- Instrumentalist/Pit Musician
- Bass - Double/Electric
- Bass - Upright
- THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)