Blog tagged as Music Directing

How To Downsize A Large Orchestra For Musical Theatre

How To Downsize A Large Orchestra For Musical Theatre

By Kevin Lynch

You've been hired as a music director for a local theatre company. They're doing Disney's "Beauty And The Beast", which is orchestrated for 19 pit musicians and a cast of 30+ performers.
09-07-22 11:35 AM - Comment(s)
5 Skills You Must Have To Be A Successful Music Director

5 Skills You Must Have To Be A Successful Music Director

By Kevin Lynch

Top 5 skills for successful musical theatre music directors. Along with the stage manager(s), music directors drive the train of a musical from the first note to the button of the exit music.
07-15-22 01:50 PM - Comment(s)
The Importance of the Piano-Vocal Score

The Importance of the Piano-Vocal Score

By Kevin Lynch

What is a piano vocal score and why is it so important? A piano vocal score is a notated piece of sheet music that contains the essential elements and bare bones of a musical.
06-10-22 11:51 PM - Comment(s)