Hey there, I'm Kelly Thomas (she/her/hers)! I am a music director, pianist, bassist, and copyist based in New York City.
Currently (before COVID), I am the music director of the second national tour of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, after being the keyboard 1 player/assistant conductor on the first national tour. Some of my other experience is listed below:
National & International Tours:
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (1st national, keyboard 1/assistant conductor)
Legally Blonde (keyboard 2/associate MD)
Fame (keyboard 1/conductor)
Saturday Night Fever (keyboard 2/associate MD)
Off-Broadway: Attack of the Elvis Impersonators (Davenport Theatrical, keyboard/conductor)
Regional: music directed Saturday Night Fever at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina.
I am also an audition accompanist at many of the major casting agencies in NYC, a staff accompanist at The Growing Studio and Broadway Artists Alliance, and I have music directed concerts at 54 Below, Joe's Pub, the Laurie Beechman, and others. I'm a native Texan (go Cowboys), and I have a degree in Music Business from Belmont University in Nashville, TN.
- Off Broadway
- NYC/Tri-State Area
- Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
- Music Assistant
- Music Copyist
- Music Transcriber
- Pit Musician (Keyboards)
- Pit Musician (Other)
- Audition Pianist
- Class/Voice Lesson/Rehearsal Pianist
- Bass - electric
- THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)