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David Caldwell
David Caldwell (He/Him)

AMDA Faculty since: 2001

DAVID CALDWELL composed music and lyrics for All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten and Uh-Oh Here Comes Christmas, both based on the writing of Robert Fulghum. He also composed music for Fulghum's novel Third Wish. Recently he composed music for Gotta Getta Girl, with lyrics by Peter Charles Morris, soon to be produced by AMAS, with Randy Skinner directing and choreographing.

David was the music director of Forbidden Broadway from 2004 to 2014. He conducted the American premiere of Stephen Schwartz's Children of Eden. He recently music-directed Murder For Two Off-Broadway, as well as three shows in China, with Inner Mongolian authors and casts. He arranged and orchestrated Marvin Hamlisch's song "I'm Really Dancing" for Career Transitions for Dancers' 25th Anniversary Gala, featuring Angela Lansbury, Chita Rivera and Bebe Neuwirth.


B.F.A., Theatrical and Choral Music, Oberlin College