Kimbirdlee Fadner (NY, NY) is a versatile vocalist known for her beautiful tone and incredible range that's topped off with blazing high notes. As a singing actress with operatic and theatrical technical training, she frequently performs musical theater, classical music and new works by composers and writers in NYC. She is the Artistic Director of Common Man Musicals and the Assistant Executive Director of Main Street Theatre & Dance Alliance. The Fadners received a Queens Council on the Arts 2018 Grant for their original musical, "The Monkey King." Kimbirdlee will be playing the lead role in "The Monkey King." She also starred as John Adams in "1776" in an off-broadway production in March, 2018.
Kimbirdlee earned her degree in Vocal Performance and Dance from Mills College (Oakland, CA) and trained at the American Conservatory of Theatre (SF, CA). She is a proud member of the Equity Membership Candidate Program and has received awards and accolades of excellence including a Bay Area Theater Critics Circle Award and a PBS feature. She has also released 2 CDs with her band Delamuse: "Let it Rain" and "Foolish Heart."
Kimbirdlee is the Artist-in-Residnce with PECB and appears on their CD, "The 40s: A Sentimental Journey," which has been presented to Wisconsin veterans through the Honor Flight program. Her dad, Dr. Bob plays and sings in PECB too. She is so blessed to call PECB her family and her midwest musical home!