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Magda Kress

Magda Kress

  • She/They
  • Biography

    Magda Kress is a queer NYC-based upright and electric bassist. She recently completed the first national tour of Pretty Woman the Musical. She can frequently be found playing one or two basses all over the city. She especially loves collaborating with theatre-makers and performing new works. Past favorites include Folk Wandering (Pipeline Theatre Company), The Tattooed Lady (workshop at New Dramatists), and recording the soundtrack for Conversion (Chronicle Cinema). She regularly plays with Blake Allen's award-winning An Evening with... Series, drag queen Doris Dear, and pop/rock band Fab the Duo. She is a frequent hire for concerts at venues such as 54 Below, Green Room 42, Joe's Pub, Cutting Room, and (le) poisson rouge.

    Professional Experience

    • Off Broadway
    • Regional
    • Concerts/Cabaret
    • TV/Film
    • Tours
    • Master’s Degree

    Regions

    • NYC/Tri-State Area

    Interested in touring?

    • Yes

    Maestra Expertise

    • Instrumentalist/Pit Musician

    Primary Instruments

    • Bass - Double/Electric
    • Bass - Upright

    Software

    • Finale
    • Logic

    Affiliations

    • THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)