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Nissa Kahle

Nissa Kahle

  • She/Her
  • Biography

    Nissa is a NYC based pianist, music director, and accordionist. Broadway: Chicago (key 2/accordion sub, rehearsal piano), The Great Comet (sub keys/accordion), National/International Tour: Chicago (key 2, music librarian). Off Broadway: Desperate Measures (rehearsal piano). Other NYC: Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular (key 2 sub), Big Apple Circus at Lincoln Center (keyboard sub), 54 Below (cabaret MD/pianist). Her training includes a MM from Texas State University where she studied piano performance, opera accompanying, voice, and conducting, and an internship with the 5th Avenue Theater in Seattle where she studied music direction for theater.

    Professional Experience

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

    Regions

    • NYC/Tri-State Area

    Maestra Expertise

    • Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
    • Music Director/Conductor (Not Pianist)
    • Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
    • Music Assistant
    • Vocal Arranger
    • Music Copyist
    • Music Transcriber
    • Pit Musician (Keyboards)
    • Pit Musician (Other)
    • Keyboard Programmer
    • Audition Pianist
    • Class/Voice Lesson/Rehearsal Pianist
    • Rehearsal Pianist

    My Instruments

    • Accordion
    • Piano
    • Synth - keyboards

    Software

    • Finale
    • GarageBand
    • Logic
    • MainStage
    • Sibelius

    Additional Skills

    • Actor-Musician
    • Home Studio Whiz

    Affiliations

    • THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)