About Nila Kay


Nila Kay is a singer-songwriter based in the DC area. She has released one album, "Serial Love", as well as several singles, and has also written the soundtrack to the independent film "Portrait". Nila Kay was also a guitarist for 10 years with the DC based band "The Players", who sold out venues such as the 9:30 club and The Howard Theater. In 2015, Nila also composed the music and songs for the musical "...and a Ghost Gurrl", which premiered at the 2015 DC Fringe Festival. 


Nila graduated in 2010 with a Master Certificate in Songwriting & Guitar from Berkleemusic Online. She taught at Capitol Hill Arts Workshop from 2014 to 2017, and now teaches guitar lessons via Skype or Zoom. Additionally, Nila is the Founder and Facilitator of "Fierce! A Girls' Songwriting Workshop with Nila Kay", a two-hour songwriting workshop taught to groups of 10 or less. 

Currently, Nila is attending law school at Mitchell-Hamline School of Law, and hopes to one day meld her legal knowledge with her music career to help herself and other artists thrive and profit. 

Check out her article about music licensing that was recently published in Mitchell-Hamline's Cybaris IP Law Journal .

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