Stephanie Rearick has been performing in bands and solo since 1993. She currently has 2 solo projects, Stephanie Rearick and Stephanie Rearick Jr. Stephanie Rearick Jr. is on Casio, trumpet and loops - it's beatier, bouncier Rearick. In addition, Rearick plays drums and shares vocal duties in Ladyscissors, a 4-piece also featuring Lorrie Hurckes on guitar and vox, Anne Bull on bass and vox, and Brent George on guitar.
And another, upon her being named a 2012 Badger Bioneer.
Background: Rearick has issued 7 full-length solo releases plus recordings with Your Mom, Your Mom SRO, The There Was a Mans and The Coma Savants, along with side work with musicians such as Eugene Chadbourne and The Crest. She also occasionally composes for film and theater.
Rearick's work is sometimes dark piano-based classical/cabaret/pop. In addition to piano, Rearick sings, plays trumpet, and builds pieces with various sound sources live on a Boss Loopstation.
Rearick has been honored to have shared the stage with Faun Fables, Eugene Chadbourne, Rose Polenzani, The Detholz!, Stuart Davis and many others.
She is often compared to Laurie Anderson, Tom Waits, David Bowie, Kate Bush and Regina Spektor.
Awards and Nominations: Stephanie Rearick won the 2006 Madison Area Music Award (MAMA) for Best Unique Album (Star Belly) and Best Unique Artist, and the 2004 MAMAs for Best Classical Album (The Bucket Rider) and Best Classical Artist. Democracy was the 2008 nominee for Best Pop Album.
Watch Stephanie on Mountain City TV in Park City Utah talking about her Up the Wall tour in progress, October 2011.
Video from Stephanie's October 2009 talk at the Economics of Peace Conference in Sonoma CA during her "Back Together Again" Tour across the U.S.
Read an article about the conference here.