Sam Kriger
 
Musical Director, Composer, Arranger, Conductor
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MUSICAL DIRECTOR/CONDUCTOR ~ CONCERT STAGE
 
  • Michael Feinstein
  • “Let’s Put On A Show” - Mickey Rooney
  • “Anna Maria Alberghetti in Concert”
  • “An Intimate Evening with Lynda Carter”
  • “Shirley Jones in Concert” (including PBS Special: “In Performance at the White House”)
  • “Roslyn Kind In Concert”
  • “An Evening with John Raitt”
  • Donald O’Connor
  • Florence Henderson
  • Kay Starr
  • Rhonda Fleming
  • Ann Blythe
  • Constance Towers
  • Julius La Rosa
  • Appearances as Conductor/Pianist include the Detroit, Hartford, Milwaukee, Minnesota, New Jersey, Reno, San Diego, St. Louis and Syracuse symphony orchestras.
   
MUSICAL DIRECTOR/CONDUCTOR ~ THEATRE
 
  • “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum”
    ( Reprise Theatre Co.)*
  • “Swing!” ( Theatre Under The Stars )
  • “Can-Can” ( Pasadena Playhouse ) *
  • “Romancing The Throne” ( Goodspeed )
  • “A Christmas Carol” ( International City Theatre )
  • “A Chorus Line” ( Bebe Neuwirth )
  • “Fashion” ( Dale Kristien, Marsha Wallace )
  • “A Walk on the Wildside”( Adrienne Barbeau ) (Drama-Logue Award-Musical Direction)
  • “Angry Housewives” ( Kirby Tepper )
  • “A New Brain” ( Malcolm Getz ) *
  • “Anything Goes” ( Leslie Uggams ) *
  • “Assassins” ( Patrick Cassidy ) *
  • “Guys & Dolls” ( Jack Jones ) *
  • “My One & Only” ( Harold Nicholas ) *
  • “Pirates of Penzance” ( Jo Anne Worley ) *
  • “She Loves Me” ( Scott Waara ) *
  • “Show Boat” ( Donald O’Connor ) *
    ( * Associate Musical Director credits )
   
PIANIST/ACCOMPANIST
 
  • Bonnie Raitt
  • Jack Jones
  • Howard Keel
  • Bernadette Peters
  • Lucie Arnaz
  • Christine Ebersole
  • Sandi Patty
  • “An Evening at the Pops” - Assistant to John Williams
  • “Evita” - Feature film starring Madonna
  • Disney Feature Animation: “Mulan”, “The Emperor’s New Groove”
  • Disney Television: “Cinderella”, “Annie”
  • DreamWorks: “Amistad”, “The Prince of Egypt”, “El Dorado”
  • Angel Records - “John Raitt -The Broadway Legend”
   
ARRANGER/ORCHESTRATOR
 
  • Michael Feinstein
  • “Nuttin’ But Hutton”
  • “Let’s Put On A Show!”- Mickey Rooney ( Album & Live Performance )
  • “Anna Maria Alberghetti in Concert”
  • “An Intimate Evening with Lynda Carter”
  • “Roslyn Kind In Concert”
  • “An Evening with John Raitt”
  • “The Donald O’Connor Show”
  • “A Soap Opera Christmas” RCA Records
  • “I Love Lucy 50th Aniversary Show” - Jamestown, NY
  • “The Welk Show” - Branson, MO
  • “A Walk on the Wildside”
  • “Kirby Tepper” - ( Album Producer/Arranger )
  • “Dumbo’s Flying Circus” - Disney Channel
  • “Screenplay” - Feature Film - SLP
  • “Corporate Cannibal” - Feature Film - Oak Island Partners
  • “Let’s Tap” - Donald O’Connor video - Silver Screen Legends
  • Adrienne Barbeau, Rhonda Fleming, Kay Starr, Martha Hackett
  • Jack Morton Worldwide - Corporate events ( Musical Director/Supervisor, Composer )
   
VOCAL COACH
 
  • Walt Disney Feature Animation & Television:
    Brad Garrett, Jeffrey Tambor (Tangled), Anika Noni Rose, Jenifer Lewis (The Princess
    and the Frog - Conductor & Vocal Coach), Joan Cusack, Zach Braff (Chicken Little),
    Suzanne Pleshette (The Lion King II), Brandy (Cinderella), Minnie Driver (Tarzan),
    Danny DeVito (Hercules), Mary Wickes (The Hunchback of Notre Dame),
    Mel Gibson (Pocahontas)
   
EDUCATION/TRAINING
 
  • Albert Harris: Orchestration, Film Scoring
  • Russ Garcia: Composition, Arranging, Orchestration
  • Grove School of Music: Composition, Arranging, Orchestration, Film Scoring
  • Hal Johnson: Composition
  • Jack Feierman: Conducting
  • James McCormick: Piano
   
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
 
  • Professional Musicians Union Local 47
  • ASCAP - American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
  • ASMAC - American Society of Music Arrangers and Composers
  • Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop, Los Angeles
   

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