Pere, originally from
Los Angeles, is a noted vocalist/composer whose soaring melodies and
innovative chordal harmonies combine diverse influences. Kay's songs
range from poignant to playful, with well-crafted lyrics portraying
experiences and emotions we all can embrace.
In her home state of Connecticut, Kay has
performed in solo concerts and as a duo with Connecticut State
Troubadour Bill Pere, in such noted venues as the Garde Arts Center,
Cheney Hall, Seven Angels Theatre, University of Hartford, Sacred
Heart University and the Vanilla Bean Café.
Beyond New England, Kay has performed
internationally with the LUNCH Ensemble
(http://www.lunchensemble.com), sharing the stage with the Steve
Chapin Band, as part of a select international choir at New York's
Avery Fisher Hall, and solo concerts in venues across the United
She also enjoys a wide reputation as
one of the premier vocal instructors in the Northeast. In this
capacity, she has presented vocal workshops for the Connecticut
Songwriters Association, the Garde Institute for Creativity, and the
Connecticut Songwriting and Performance Conference.
Kay has been a Director of the
Connecticut Songwriters Association since 1997 and serves as the
Associate Director of Local United Network to Combat Hunger, producing
and performing in hundreds of benefit events, raising more than
$500,000 to help people in need.
meeting Kay and hearing her music,
you'll know you've encountered something of lasting significance.