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Kyleen King

Kyleen King

  • She/Her
  • Biography

    Kyleen King is a session musician, string arranger and live performer based out of Portland, Oregon. With a keen attention to detail and an intuitive ear, she is able to find exactly what a song needs and then create the part. She is the violinist and backup singer in Grammy-winning artist Brandi Carlile’s touring band. Kyleen is the first-call violist/violinist/arranger for Portland's top recording studios and has recorded on projects with My Morning Jacket, First Aid Kit, The Decemberists, and many more. Her desire to serve the song above all else, to be well-prepared, and to have a laugh are the defining elements of her career.

    Professional Experience

    • Education
    • TV/Film
    • Tours

    Regions

    • Seattle/Pacific NW

    Interested in touring?

    • Yes

    Maestra Expertise

    • Music Assistant
    • Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
    • Pit Musician (Other)

    My Primary Instrument

    • Viola

    My Instruments

    • Bass - electric
    • Viola
    • Violin
    • Voice

    Software

    • Logic
    • Sibelius

    Additional Skills

    • Actor-Musician
    • Home Studio Whiz

    Affiliations

    • THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)
    • BMI

    Current HS, College, or Grad Student?

    • Yes