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Missy Hardy

Missy Hardy

Biography

Missy Hardy is a composer, lyricist, librettist, vocalist, actress, screenwriter, director, educator, podcast host, multi-instrumentalist, producer and entrepreneur. She has written music for various groups and in styles ranging from Gospel to full orchestra, jazz band to Pop, R&B to indie rock and vocal acapella arranging. Her musical theatre work includes the upcoming musical, God Reigns (book, music and lyrics) and she is currently writing a new, upcoming musical...stay tuned for that.

Missy has written and produced two albums, performed on three albums, directed narrative and documentary film works, and has performed on various stages across the Baltimore to Philadelphia region of America. Her screenwriting work has been selected at film festivals including the Film Skillet 2012 International Film Contest and the 2013 Macon Film Festival.

Missy enjoys encouraging others to pursue their dreams and to not give up on working hard to achieve their dreams. As a teenager, Missy was told that she would never get a degree in music even though that’s what she aspired to do. Missy holds a B.A. in Music from Moravian College and an M.A. in Film and Television from SCAD. She’s a bandleader and teaches music and script writing to students of all ages who aspire to write new movie and/or stage musicals.

Professional Experience

  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education
  • TV/Film

Regions

  • NYC/Tri-State Area
  • Nashville Area

Hireable as

  • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
  • Theatrical Composer (Music only)
  • Theatrical Lyricist
  • Bookwriter/Librettist
  • Songwriter
  • Singer/Songwriter
  • Classroom music teacher at an educational institution

My Primary Instrument

  • Voice

My Instruments

  • Drums
  • Guitar - acoustic
  • Guitar - electric
  • Piano
  • Voice

Software

  • GarageBand
  • Logic
  • Sibelius
  • Other

Person of Color?

  • Yes

Pronouns

  • She/Her