Music Director

Musician

Conductor

Boston, MA
Will Tour | Will Travel

Last Updated: 10/31/2016 15:01 EST

Job Qualifications

Music Director, Musician, Conductor, Piano, Composer, Teacher


Additional Experience in:

Teaching: Secondary School, Teaching: Undergrad


Experience

The Company Theatre Dec 2015 to Feb 2016, Norwell, MA
Musical Director for Avenue Q - coached, rehearsed and worked with actors/singers on interpretation, vocal production,
speech and musical phrasing; directed all orchestra rehearsals and conducted nine performances on piano in pit orchestra

Royal Caribbean International, Royal Caribbean Cruises August to November, 2014, Europe
Musical Director for Andrew Lloyd Webbers Tell Me On A Sunday - coached and rehearsed Louise Dearman, a London
West End vocalist before and during final productions; directed all orchestra rehearsals and conducted all performances on piano during the entire season on Royal Caribbean's Adventure-of-the-Seas luxury cruise-ship

Carnival Cruise Lines, Carnival Corporation May to November, 2013, Tampa, Florida
Musical Director - supervised all musicians on board; directed a five piece show-band in cabaret shows nightly; assisted in regular crew and passenger drills; was in charge of scheduling all musical activities for all soloists and groups; maintained administrative records on Carnival's computer network; was responsible for guest talent show rehearsals and performances every cruise; supervised the productions of Carnival's Broadway-esque shows Shout! and Hot Country

Cunard Cruise Line, Carnival Corporation 2010-2012, 2005-2007, Southampton, UK
Bandleader - conducted a seven piece dance orchestra in the performances of Latin, ballroom and swing dance music for
an international clientele; organized, cataloged and arranged instrumental music; coordinated nightly performances with vocalist; managed accurate time sheets for all musicians; assisted in safety training

University of Massachusetts October to December, 2000, Boston, Massachusetts
Musical Director for Working - taught specific vocal parts to theater company by organizing and leading rehearsals on
piano; assisted theater director with blocking; performed in productions

Virginia Commonwealth University April to June, 1997, Richmond, Virginia
Musical Director for The Threepenny Opera - taught specific choral parts to theater company by organizing and leading
rehearsals on piano; auditioned musicians for pit orchestra; performed in productions

Evan Whitfields Piano Entertainer Show June 2008 to May 2015, Oceans
Headliner Act - adapted and arranged classical, pop and Latin music themes for eight piece band in variety cruise-ship
Liberace-style show; performed three shows on Azamara Club Cruises during May, 2015

Princess Cruises, Carnival Corporation 2007-2010, Santa Clarita, California
Jazz pianist in trio - played nightly jazz sets in supper club; Show-band keyboardist - accompanied vocalists and
instrumentalists in cabaret shows in main theatre; Cocktail Pianist - entertained guests with classical, pop, Latin and jazz

Kelly Miller Circus February to October, 2003, USA
Keyboardist - accompanied circus acts in two shows nightly; programmed patches on synthesizers; toured twenty-five
states in the USA

Keene State College September to November, 2004, Keene, New Hampshire
Adjunct Faculty organized, developed and taught classes to undergraduate students in Music History, Aural Skills, and
Music Appreciation

French Woods Performing Arts Summer Camp June to August, 2004, Hancock, New York
Musical Theater Assistant - coached adolescent campers on their musical, vocal and acting interpretation; played piano in pit orchestra performances; assisted in camp counseling; assisted in musical productions of Sunday in the Park With George and A Chorus Line

Dublin Private Preparatory School August 2001 to July 2002, Dublin, New Hampshire
Upper School Music Teacher designed and taught courses in Music Theory and Composition, Music History, Keyboard
Lab and Computers in Music; directed vocal ensembles with seasonal performances; musical director for The Fantasticks; coached junior boys varsity soccer; was responsible for male dormitory supervision and inspection duties

Contact

https://www.evanwhitfieldmusic.com

(540) 903-7173

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