Emily Bindiger is a NY singer, producer, vocal arranger, songwriter and voiceover artist who has performed on hundreds of recordings, including commercials, movie soundtracks, industrials and records, as well as on concert stages worldwide. She began playing clubs in Greenwich Village at age 14, then moved to France at 16 where she performed in musicals and on TV and released an album of original songs.
She made her Broadway debut in "Shenandoah", immediately followed by the first revival of "Hair", and for seven seasons she starred as "Frannie" on the Peabody Award-winning children's TV show, "The Great Space Coaster". Emily has appeared in productions at the Manhattan Theatre Club, the Public Theatre, the Shaw Festival, and the Goodspeed Opera House. She has recorded and/or performed with such diverse artists as Carole King, Leonard Cohen, George Benson, Aztec Two-Step, Buster Poindexter (David Johansen), Ann Hampton Callaway, Joan Osborne, Lou Reed, Steve Van Zandt, Debbie Friedman, Oscar Brand, The Uptown Horns, The Klezmatics, Kevin Mahogany, Deodato, Lesley Gore, Kathie Lee Gifford, David Friedman, Christine Lavin, Ben Vereen, Bobby Caldwell, Black 47, Laurie Beechman, Patti Austin, Ronnie Spector, Catherine Russell, Ina May Wool, Susan Tedeschi, Lucie Arnaz, Julie Gold, and Neil Sedaka. National jingles include campaigns for Advil PM, Downy, Pepsi, VH1, Wendy’s, DHL, Kodak, Fancy Feast, Crest, Verizon, Bounty, American Express, Gillette, Toyota, Hanes, Disney World, and the seemingly ubiquitous Sleepy’s, among many others. She has sung on “Smash”, “The Today Show”, "As The World Turns", "Radio City's 75th Anniversary Spectacular", HBO's "Smoke Alarm", "The Miss America Pageant", “Dennis Leary’s Merry [email protected]$in’ Christmas” for Comedy Central, “One Life to Live”, and "Live with Regis and Kathie Lee", in musical comedy skits on "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" and "The Drew Carey Show", and can be heard on dozens of movie soundtracks including Woody Allen's "Bullets Over Broadway" and "Everyone Says I Love You", “Nine The Musical”, "Donnie Brasco", "The Hudsucker Proxy", “Hot Rod”, "Michael Collins", “Mission to Mars”, “The Stepford Wives”, "Shining Through", "Joe's Apartment" (she played a singing bug), "A Chorus Line", "Mr. Nanny", and the animated feature "The Tune”.
She has been the narrator of many Sesame Street audiobooks, including “My First Pet” “My First Trip to the Farm”, “My First Instrument”, “My First Sleepover”, “Fairly Furry Fairy Tales”, “Abby Cadabby’s Nursery Rhymes” and “Abby Spells”.
She sang the theme song for Disney Channel's "The Babysitters Club" and is known by fans of Japanese anime for her voice work in “Cowboy Bebop”, “.HACK”, and "El Cazador de la Bruja". Emily’s work crosses many genres, including modern classical works such as “Desire Under The Elms”, which received a Grammy nomination for Best Opera Recording, the U.S. Premiere of Louis Andriesson’s “De Stijl”, with the Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Robert Spano, and the world premiere of “Vox Lumiere” at L'Opera d’Avignon, France. She also sang in the choir and was a soloist in the annual holiday fixture, the beloved "Downtown Messiah", at the much-missed Greenwich Village club, The Bottom Line. She produced and performed on a holiday CD for popular folk artist Christine Lavin called “The Runaway Christmas Tree” to glowing reviews, and produced, co-arranged, played and sang on “Love Is Love Is Love”, “The Girl I Found”, and “Sixty”, the 3 latest CD’s from Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Julie Gold. She has produced several tracks for renowned NY songwriter, David Friedman, and wrote the choir arrangements for "Open Heart", a musical by actor/director/composer Robby Benson, as well as the vocal arrangements for Aztec Two-Step’s latest CD, “Naked”, and the vocal arrangements for an upcoming Bernard Purdie tribute album. She was also a member of the multi-award-winning a cappella group, The Accidentals.
7 years ago, after living in a studio apartment for 35 years on Washington Square in NYC, Emily made the leap to Westchester County and now joyfully lives with her husband, keyboard player Robbie Kondor, in North Salem.
- Off Broadway
- NYC/Tri-State Area
- Vocal Arranger
- Music Producer/Record Producer
- Voice Teacher (Private Studio)
- Guitar - acoustic
- THE RECORDING ACADEMY