Nancy Kuo
nancy@stringsbynancy.com
5'4-Black-Brown 
Non Union, Self Represented

LA Casting Online Resume

In addition to music, Nancy is available for commercial acting and print work. She is a natural improviser and  is currently studying the art of commercial acting. Visit her LA Casting Online Resume.
 
Education
Studied commercial acting at Killian's; Level 1 Foundation class and Level 2 Adult Commercial Workshop


Studied commercial acting with Chris Game
 

Studied stand up comedy with Steve North
Studied comedic improv with Sean Hogan (Groundlings)

 

 

 

Commercial Work

  • Principal Mandolin player for national commercial Facebook's "What's On Your Mind" 2016. Over 14 million views as of April 4, 2016!​​
  • Principal Woman 2 for national commercial for WEtv's "Pure Michigan" 2014  
  • Principal Violinist for rebranding commercial for Los Angeles Music Center 2014  
  • Principal Violinist for national BainUltra commercial 2014 ​
  • Background Violinist for national commercial for Volkswagon/Discovery Channel 2015
  • Background for national commercial for Wealthfront 2015
  • Background Violinist for national commercial for Hewlett Packard's Sprout 2014
  • Background Violinist for national commercial for Fruit of the Loom 2014​​​

Theater

  • Fiona in stage production of Zombie Rules; a production of Tre Stage Theater 2014


Modeling

  • Modeled jewelry from Sparklehippie


Appearances, Film, Television Sessions and Film (Music)

  • Violinist with CMG Orchestra and Magic Johnson for Super Bowl 2019 promo
  • Principal Violinist for artist NORO's music video "Father and Daughter" 2017
  • Violinist and Violist for Silas Hite's original music for the Sims videogame 2017
  • Violist on television show, "Married X 30" 2016
  • Violinist on Last Call with Carson Daly performing cello with Jello Biafra from the Dead Kennedys and James Williamson from Iggy and the Stooges 2015​​​
  • Violist on Robbie Williams "Go Gently" music video 2013 ​
  • Violinist on Michael Stepanian “Dance of Love” music video 2013
  • Violinist on "Renaissance Men" with  Iman Shumpert from the New York Nicks 2013 
  • Violinist on CW Network's 'Hart of Dixie' season 2 episode 9, entitled “Sparks Fly” (soundtrack) Dec 2012
  • Violinist, Violist and Cellist for Silas Hite's original music for Netflick's Show "Chef's Table" 2014
  • Knock and Rock 2012 "Violinist" 
  • Violinist on"Threshold"-short film by Vincent Labriola 2009
  • Violinist on Planet World Soundtrack scored by Zachary Ross 2011
  • Violinist for Niecy Nash's Wedding Bash (Wedding and Cocktail Event) 2011 
  • Violinist on Battle of TLC's the Wedding Planners Season #1 Episode 1 2010
  • Violinist on Battle of TLC's Wedding Designers Season #1 Episode 1 2010
  • Violinist on "Threshold"-short film by Vincent Labriola 2009 2011
  • Violinist on Planet World Soundtrack scored by Zachary Ross 2011
  • Violinist for Niecy Nash's Wedding Bash (Wedding and Cocktail Event) 2011 (click here to view)


(Non Music)

  • Best Night Ever 2013 MYX TV "Shelly"-One of the main roles (learned a Salsa dance routine and acted)  
  • Ground Game 2012 "Townsperson" in scene with Randall Park  


On Set Talent Consultant

  • String quartet consultant for Yamaha Corporation Japan. Commercial shot in Elysian Park, CA on 9/20/15
  • Violin consultant for Hartmann Luggage commercial and worked for production company, 37thdegree.com. Commercial shot in Beverly Hills, CA on 5/5/15


Other

  • Interview with Lean In 2013
  • Lean In is a global community committed to offering women the encouragement and support to lean in to their ambitions. ​
  • Mention on CNN 2013
  • Alongside some strong women like Reese Witherspoon, Laura Bush, Ursula Burns, and Sandra Jurado, I am mentioned in this CNN article on March 18, 2013 that interviews Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and author of "Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead". The article is called "Speak up. Believe in yourself. Take risks".
  • What I See 2012
  • Cast as 1 of 10 women interviewed in Los Angeles for the 'What I See Project' Citizen Group and Reflections Production Limited. November 2012
  • The goal of the project is to see similarities and differences with a fresh eye in order to open up a deeper, broader dialogue around what we see as women-from our past to our present, and into the future. It's a global study of of women's self-perception and self-expression and will launch in early 2013. It will be featured on the website, blogs, museum exhibitions, and a short-form documentary series. 


​​​​​​​​​Classical | Rock | Pop | Fiddle | World | Jazz | Electronic | Improvisation 
Multi String Instrumentalist:​ Violin,Viola and Cello  | String Arranging /Composition | Live Performance
Film and Commercial On set Coach​ | Music Instruction  | Musician Contracting Specialist for all events! 



​​​​​​​​Authentic, Bold, Lush, Articulate...