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Kelly Thomas

Kelly Thomas

  • She/Her
  • Biography

    Hey there Maestras and friends! I'm Kelly Thomas (she/her) - I am a pianist and music director based in New York City. I am the associate music director of the upcoming Broadway transfer of The Karate Kid: The Musical. Some of my other experience includes:

    Broadway:
    Tina (keyboard 1 sub)

    National & International Tours:
    The Band's Visit (1st national, associate conductor)
    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 casting agencies in NYC, a staff accompanist at 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.

    Always looking to connect with other women and non-binary people - let's get coffee!

    Professional Experience

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

    Regions

    • NYC/Tri-State Area

    Interested in touring?

    • Yes

    Maestra Expertise

    • Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
    • Music Assistant
    • Music Copyist
    • Music Transcriber
    • Pit Musician (Keyboards)
    • Pit Musician (Other)
    • Audition Pianist
    • Class/Voice Lesson/Rehearsal Pianist
    • Rehearsal Pianist

    My Primary Instrument

    • Piano

    My Instruments

    • Bass - electric
    • Piano
    • Ukulele

    Software

    • Finale
    • MainStage

    Affiliations

    • THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)