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Amy Engelhardt

AMY ENGELHARDT was the sole female member of Grammy-nominated, genre-busting vocal quartet The Bobs from 1998-2011. Her writing, arrangements and vocals are featured on The Bobs' CDs Coaster (2000), The Best of The Bobs (2003), Rhapsody In Bob (2005), Get Your Monkey Off My Dog (2007), their concert DVDs LIVE AT THE 20th CENTURY (1998), THE BOBS SING! (2001) and Coldfoot Films' recent documentary about The Bobs, SIGN MY SNARLING MOVIE. Her solo CD, Not Gonna Be Pretty was nominated for two 2009 Just Plain Folks Music Awards ("The Grammys of independent music" - LA TIMES) - Best Female Singer/Songwriter Album and Best Modern Rock Song ("Like Me.") and is also available on CDBaby.

Amy's elastic, three-octave vocal range has led to insanely diverse credits as a vocalist - including the soundtracks for Jurassic World, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and Jim Henson's Animal Jam, Harry Shearer & Judith Owen’s Holiday Show (tour and Disney Concert Hall), Barbra Streisand's Timeless, the LA Bach Festival and Neil Young's Living With War, NPR programs West Coast Live, Mountain Stage, E-Town, special material for Minnesota Public Radio with The Bobs (and countless FM-radio morning zoos), The Doctor Demento Show, Hooked on Phonics and interactive educational website Smarterville and Jill Sobule’s track for Julia Sweeney’s Letting Go of God, produced by Don Was.

But her first love was the theater. Amy made her Off-Broadway debut in 2017 as composer/lyricist of the sold-out run of BASTARD JONES. Nominated for Best New Musical by the Off-Broadway Alliance, the show was also a Richard Rodgers Award Finalist. (“Smartly plotted and irrepressible, with hummable pop music to match.” – TimeOutNY) The Artistic Producer of TUNE IN TIME: New York’s Musical Theater Game Show at the York Theatre, Amy won the Burman Award for Songwriting from the Manhattan Association of Cabarets (MAC) and was a recent finalist for the inaugural Ziegfeld Award for composer/lyricists.

A graduate of Syracuse University and Boston's Berklee College of Music, Amy claims she was born in a New Jersey Turnpike toll booth and was married north of the Arctic Circle at the world's northernmost saloon in Coldfoot, Alaska. Amy is the only honorary female member of the Vienna Boys Choir.

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