AMDA Faculty since: 1978
Broadway: "Side by Side by
Sondheim", "West Side Story" (1980 ), "Sweeney Todd"
(helped edit the vocal score), "Grand Hotel" , "Nine",
"Alice in Wonderland".
Off-Broadway: "Birds of Paradise". Orchestrations: "Yours,
Anne", "Pacific Overtures" (also Chicago and London's Donmar
Warehouse, licensed MTI). TV: "Making of West Side Story" (PBS) for Bernstein's recording. Musical director of 45 shows and operettas
for Musicals Tonight!, regional productions, a triple-bill of Gilbert &
Sullivan operas at the International Buxton Festival, and recordings of
"Unsung Sondheim" and "Lost in Boston 1&2". He has restored
vocal scores for 4 Rodgers & Hart' musicals and the piano-vocal score of
Arlen's "St. Louis Woman" for City Center and the orchestration of
Gershwin's "Tip-Toes" for the Gershwin estate, staff member since
1990 Goodspeed Opera House. Has taught in Paris, Bologna and Leningrad via
O'Neill Center. AMDA since 1978 (time off for professional engagements).
B.A., Music History, University of Minnesota
M.M., Music History, University of Minnesota