Kathryn Lounsbery is a Los Angeles-based pianist, vocal coach, educator, comedian, music director, composer, arranger, and educator. She holds a Master of Music degree from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
She has served on the faculty of The American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA) for a decade. Many of her former students are currently on Broadway and have been in feature films and television shows. Prior to her tenure at AMDA, she was on the faculty at Sonoma State University.
Kathryn is endorsed by Roland Pianos and frequently gives concerts and clinics on their behalf across the U.S. and abroad.
For seven years, she served as a Keyboard Editor at Alfred Music Publishing, the world’s largest educational music publisher. She has several arrangements published through Alfred.
Kathryn has worked alongside entertainment industry greats including David Foster, Jim Brickman, Evan Rachel Wood, Aubrey Plaza, Travis Barker, Kathy Najimy, and Charlotte Rae to name a few. She has been a music coach for HBO, Showtime, and ABC series.
As a comedian, Kathryn was featured on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” and has appeared at The Laugh Factory, The Improv, and has headlined at The World Famous Comedy Store. Her musical improv skills lead her to hold the position of music director at the famed Second City for several year.
She is the creator and director of “Authenticity & Bad-Assery,” a popular performance-based workshop in Los Angeles. There is currently a waitlist to participate.
She has toured the country with her solo show “Kathryn Lounsbery Presents Kathryn Lounsbery.” Her comedy videos have garnered millions of views and have been shown at film festivals around the world.
She is also the music arranger on “The Potters” an animated feature to be released through Lionsgate in 2021.
She lives in Los Angeles with her wife, Helen, son Teddy, dog daughter Twiggy Amiracle, and cat boyfriend Bruce. Her preferred drug of choice is cheese and she drinks a lot of La Croix.