Kern recently secured a spot as a featured artist in GRAMMY-nominated rapper Logic’s music video ‘Band Together with Logic’, but you won’t see her vying to become a ‘contestant on “America’s Got Talent.” This KU grad student is all about collaboration. Read more in the Summer Issue of Tower Magazine.Read Interview
Marybeth Kern, (
Due to her training across many genres, Marybeth has had the opportunity to perform in a variety of musical settings. For the past two season’s Marybeth played Reed III for the Broadway National Tour of Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical. Since 2009 she has toured regularly with Cirque Productions both nationally and internationally. She has performed with Big Apple Circus at Lincoln Center, Central Park Summer Stage Series, The New York Jazzharmonic, The Sundance Film Festival, Armed Forces Entertainment, SONY promotional ads, and others.
Marybeth’s musical inspiration comes from composers and musicians like Thomas Newman, James Newton Howard, Alan Sylvestri, Dan Higgins, Cannonball Adderley, and David Sanborn. Her teachers and mentors include Broadway musicians Allen Won and Adam Kolker, as well as the legendary LA studio recording artist Dan Higgins. Marybeth remains the first and only student of David Sanborn, the most recorded and imitated saxophonist of all time.
Other credits include:
TV and Movies: Buffaloed (with Matthew Margeson), Stalked by My Doctor: The Patients Revenge (Lifetime), Band Together with Logic (YouTube Original Special), HitRECord on TV Seasons 1 and 2 (Pivot), La Llave de mi Corazón,
Upcoming: Beyond Good and Evil II (Video Game)