How can I play in musical theatre pit orchestras?
I am a college student right now minoring in music and I would really like to play keyboard in musical theatre pit orchestras in the future. What would I have to do to prepare for such a job and what contacts/routes would I have to pursue?
Asked By: zachtoom - 2/23/2009
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You will want to start locally. See if summer musical theater productions in your area need you. To be honest - the keyboardist in the pit is OFTEN the musical director - and that is a job that requires you to be MUCH more that just a pit player - been there, done that - lots... More
Answered By: mamianka - 2/23/2009
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You have to audition. Prepare a resume and demo CD. Consult with the local chapter of your musician's union. Get Callboard magazine or check listings for audition schedules.
Answered By: Ego - 2/23/2009
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