Blog tagged as Orchestration
The first question I’ll ask you is, why do you need orchestrations right now? Have you staged your musical or had it performed in front of an audience? Has it been through a workshop and several readings with rewrites and revisions?
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.
Sometimes in a musical theatre setting the orchestrator can also function as an arranger and vice versa. What's the difference between an orchestrator and an arranger?