Abby Ahmad is a singer, songwriter, actor, filmmaker, and multi-disciplinary educator based in Brooklyn, NY. She has recorded & toured internationally as a solo artist, backup singer, and with her band Fife & Drom. Her original music has been honored by the Independent Music Awards and was featured in the major motion picture, The Guardian.
As both a voice teacher and yoga/mediation instructor, Abby’s integrative teaching style merges holistic knowledge with classical technique. Her unique exercises and vocal coaching have been utilized by singers in preparation for major festivals (Coachella) and late night TV (The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon).
Abby has a BA in Theatre Arts from The University of Pittsburgh. She has performed both in regional theatre and on the NY stage. She received critical praise for her performance in the Pittsburgh premiere of Heather Raffo’s one-woman play, 9 Parts of Desire. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette named her "Actress of the Year" for her gripping performance, which depicts the stories of nine different Iraqi women as they traverse the horrors and revelations of war.
Abby’s 20 + years of diverse professional experience is reflected in her relationships to both her students and audiences. She cherishes the opportunity to deeply connect through music, songwriting, creativity, and connectivity.