Kacey Link is a pianist and scholar residing in Santa Barbara, CA. As a both a solo and collaborative artist, she performs regularly in Southern California and has given recitals in the United States, France, and Switzerland. She serves as music director for Out of the Box Theatre Company, which specializes in edgy, contemporary musicals. She has worked as a pianist for Opera Santa Barbara, University of California – Santa Barbara Department of Theater and Dance, Kansas City Lyric Opera, and New Theatre of Kansas City as well as accompanied classes for such prestigious artists as Marilyn Horne, Yo-Yo Ma, and ballerina Heather Watts. As a scholar, her research focuses on the music of Latin America with specific concentration on tango music of Argentina. She recently co-authored the book Tracing Tangueros: Argentine Tango Instrumental Music (Oxford University Press). She has presented at regional, national, and international conferences held by College Music Society and the Society for Ethnomusicology as well as an invited guest lecturer at universities including University of Miami and University of California – Riverside. She holds degrees from University of California – Santa Barbara (D.M.A. in Keyboard), University of Miami (M.M. in Musicology), and University of Kansas (M.M. in Accompanying, B.M. in Piano Performance).