Music Theater Repertoire and Résumé

Download a PDF of my musical director resume here: David Moschler – musical director résumé

 

MUSICAL DIRECTION (selected)

For all productions I served as musical director, orchestra conductor and contractor, vocal coach, rehearsal accompanist, arranger and played and conducted performances from keyboard as necessary.

A Little Night Music College Light Opera Co., Cape Cod, MA dir. Corin Hollifiend August 2016

West Side Story Mountain Play, Marin, CA Jay Manley May 2016

Company YMTC Berkeley, CA Jennifer Boesing Feb. 2016

LIZZIE (Bay Area Premiere) Ray of Light Theatre, San Francisco, CA Eliza Leoni 2015

H.M.S. Pinafore Lamplighters Music Theatre, S.F., CA Phil Lowery 2015

Don’t Stop Me (world premiere) YMTC Berkeley, CA Jennifer Boesing 2015

Mr. Burns: A Post Electric Play Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN Mark Rucker 2015

Mr. Burns: A Post Electric Play American Conservatory Theater, S.F., CA Mark Rucker 2015

Nine San Francisco Conservatory of Music Michael Mohammed 2015

Promises, Promises San Francisco Playhouse, S.F., CA Bill English 2014

Candide Douglas Morrisson Theatre, Hayward, CA Michael Mohammed 2014

Hydrogen Jukebox West Edge Opera, Berkeley, CA Elkhanah Pulitzer 2014

South Pacific YMTC Berkeley, CA Jennifer Boesing 2014

Evita Broadway by the Bay, Redwood City, CA Jason Hoover 2014

Sunday in the Park with George YMTC Berkeley, CA Jennifer Boesing 2014

Urinetown YMTC Berkeley, CA Jennifer Boesing 2013

One Night with Janis Joplin San Jose Repertory Theatre, San Jose, CA Randy Johnson 2013

Sweeney Todd YMTC Berkeley, CA Jennifer Boesing 2013 Alexander Supertramp (workshop) Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Ground Floor Janet Allard 2013

Into The Woods Ray of Light Theatre, San Francisco, CA Eliza Leoni 2013

Wonderful Town YMTC Berkeley, CA Jennifer Boesing 2013

Woyzeck (Tom Waits – premiere) Shotgun Players, Berkeley, CA Mark Jackson 2012

Assassins Shotgun Players, Berkeley, CA Susannah Martin 2012

Hedwig and The Angry Inch Boxcar Theatre, San Francisco, CA Nick Olivero 2012

West Side Story YMTC Berkeley, CA Jennifer Boesing 2012

Spring Awakening Center REPertory Company, Walnut Creek, CA Molly Aaronson-Gelb 2012

The Fourth Messenger (workshop) Tanya Shaffer, Berkeley, CA M. Graham Smith 2012

Ragtime YMTC Berkeley, CA Jennifer Boesing 2012

The Last Five Years The Poor Man’s Players, San Francisco, CA Ben Randle 2011

Merrily We Roll Along YMTC Berkeley, CA Jennifer Boesing 2011

Assassins Ray of Light Theatre, San Francisco, CA Jason Hoover 2011

Little Shop of Horrors Boxcar Theatre, San Francisco, CA Nick Olivero 2011

Parade YMTC Berkeley, CA Jennifer Boesing 2011

The Wild Party (Lippa version) College Players, University of San Francisco, CA Joey Price 2010

Anything Goes YMTC Berkeley, CA Jennifer Boesing 2010

13 Music Box Theatre Co., of Walnut Creek, CA Tielle Baker 2010

Evita College Light Opera Co., Cape Cod, MA John Lucas 2010

Hair Studio 301, UC Davis Steph Hankinson 2010

The Mikado Light Opera Theatre of Sacramento, CA Debbie Baad 2010

Love Everywhere (premiere) Erika Chong Shuch Performance Project Erika Chong Shuch 2010

The Threepenny Opera Shotgun Players, Berkeley, CA Susannah Martin 2009

Trial By Jury Light Opera Theatre of Sacramento Katie Baad 2009

Carousel College Light Opera Co., Cape Cod, MA Tony Howarth 2009

Brigadoon College Light Opera Co., Cape Cod, MA Mark Pearson 2009

Oklahoma! UC Davis Dept. of Theatre & Dance and Music Mindy Cooper 2009

A Little Night Music College Light Opera Co., Cape Cod, MA Tony Howarth 2008

 

SKILLS

  • Proficient on piano, keyboards, electric and double bass, guitars, banjos, tuba
  • Ability to transpose on demand, play from piano-vocal, lead-sheets, or full conductor scores
  • Fourteen years experience professional orchestra contractor (extensive database of local professional musicians) – every production listed utilized the full orchestral compliment.
  • Comfortable performing many styles of music including classical, jazz, rock, musical theater
  • Ten years of experience arranging for ensembles of all types with Finale and Sibelius software
  • Ten years experience teaching and guest lecturing at all levels (high school through graduate). Served on faculty of San Francisco Conservatory of Music and Academy of Art University.

 

AWARDS

2016 Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award for Best Musical Direction (nomination)

          LIZZIE with Ray of Light Theatre

2015 Theater Bay Area Awards – Oustanding Music Direction (recipient)

          H.M.S. Pinafore with Lamplighters Music Theatre

2015 Theater Bay Area Awards – Oustanding Music Direction (nominee)

          LIZZIE with Ray of Light Theatre

2014 Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award for Best Musical Direction (recipient)

          Into The Woods with Ray of Light Theatre

2012 The American Prize in Conducting – Musical Theater Division (2nd Place)

          Ragtime with YMTC Berkeley

2012 Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award for Best Musical Direction (recipient)

          Assassins with Ray of Light Theatre

2010 Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award for Best Musical Direction (nominee)

          The Threepenny Opera with Shotgun Players

 

EDUCATION

University of California at Davis

Masters of Arts in Music (Orchestral and Choral Conducting) – September 2010

Masters Thesis: Compositional Process and Style in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel

Barbara K. Jackson Conducting Fellow

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Bachelor of Music (Tuba Performance) – June 2005

Bachelor of Arts in Physics (Astrophysics) – June 2005

Fred K. Morrison Scholar

 

REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST