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Scott Wasserman

Scott lives and works in New York City as an orchestrator, electronic music programmer, and music director.

Broadway: HAMILTON, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, and THE GREAT COMET as Ableton Programmer; ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE as Sub Conductor; KING KONG as contributing orchestrator; ANNIE (2012 revival); LEAP OF FAITH.

Regional: AUSTEN’S PRIDE at ACT of Connecticut - Orchestrator; DIANA at La Jolla Playhouse - Electronic Music Programmer. Upcoming Regional: BLACKBEARD at Signature Theatre - Co-Orchestrator with David Holcenberg; BECOMING NANCY at The Alliance Theatre - Electronic Music Designer; AUSTEN’S PRIDE at The 5th Avenue Theatre - Orchestrator.

Other New York: OTHER WORLD - Co-Orchestrator with Christopher Jahnke; THE RADIO CITY SUMMER SPECTACULAR and CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR - Additional Orchestrations; THE BAD YEARS - Director of Musical Programming; INVISIBLE THREAD - Ableton Programmer; TO HELL AND BACK by Joel B. New – Orchestrator; STANDARDIZED TESTING – THE MUSICAL!!!! by Sam Wilmott (Playscripts, Inc.) – Co- Orchestrator; 21 CHUMP STREET with This American Life. 

Film/Television: FOSSE/VERDON; THE GREATEST SHOWMAN; THE 71st TONY AWARDS - Orchestrator; CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND - Orchestrator; SESAME STREET; WALLYKAZAM. 

Scott and Shannon Deep co-host the podcast SONG SALAD, combining a random genre of music with a random topic from Wikipedia into an original song every week.

Scott holds a BFA in Music Composition from Carnegie Mellon University, having trained under studio teachers Nancy Galbraith and Reza Vali, and orchestration professor Leonardo Balada. Scott was the Undergraduate Prize winner of the 2010 Student Composers’ Competition with AOEDE’S DREAM for orchestra. Scott’s orchestrations & arrangements can be heard on Joel B. New’s album CABOT COVE, published by Broadway Records. 

Proud member of Actors' Equity Association and Local 802 AFM. Scott is originally from East Hampton, CT.

 

 

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