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Kyleen King

Kyleen King

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

Hireable as

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

My Primary Instrument

  • Viola

My Instruments

  • Bass - electric
  • Viola
  • Violin
  • Voice

Software

  • Logic
  • Sibelius

Affiliations

  • THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)
  • BMI

Current HS, College, or Grad Student?

  • Yes

Pronouns

  • She/Her