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Jen Kwok

Jen Kwok

  • She/Her
  • Biography

    Jen Kwok is a first generation Chinese American songwriter / performer / composer based in NY's Hudson Valley. She specializes in creating music to support storytelling from underrepresented communities and voices. Jen is one half of composing / music production duo KWOK & SHELTON, whose versatility ranges from pop-forward children's music (Sesame Street), to EDM podcast themes (Peloton) and layered instrumental scoring (Spirit
    Hunters YA novel trailer).

    With 15+ years of experience in the arts & entertainment industry, Jen's resume has spanned from interning at Atlantic Records, touring nationwide as a comedy musician (Kennedy Center, Joe's Pub), acting in primetime TV dramas (Quantico, Nurse Jackie), performing as a late night television bandleader (MTV's Middle of the Night Show), and overseeing finances as a non-profit arts administrator (Jazz at Lincoln Center, WNYC). She is also a wife, toddler / dog mom, and advocate for mental health and the Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) community.

    www.jenkwok.com

    Professional Experience

    • TV/Film

    Regions

    • NYC/Tri-State Area

    Interested in touring?

    • No

    Maestra Expertise

    • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
    • Theatrical Composer (Music only)
    • Songwriter
    • Singer/Songwriter
    • Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
    • Sound Designer/Composer
    • Music Producer/Record Producer

    Primary Instruments

    • Piano
    • Synth - keyboards
    • Ukulele
    • Voice

    Software

    • GarageBand
    • Logic

    Affiliations

    • BMI
    • SAG/AFTRA

    Person of Color?

    • Yes