Steve Orich

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Steve Orich (born October 20, 1954 in Valley Stream, New York) [1] is a Composer, Orchestrator and Musical Director.

Professional Work[edit]

Steve Orich was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Orchestrations in 2006 [2] for his work on "Jersey Boys" [3]which won the Tony Award for Best Musical on Broadway. The album also won the 2006 Grammy Award. He has written orchestrations for many show, including "Paint Your Wagon," "110 in the Shade" and Cole Porter’s "You Never Know" and "Can-Can" at the Pasadena Playhouse as well as Stephen Schwartz’s Snapshots.

As a composer, he has scored many television series & specials including ACE award-winning documentaries Mo' Funny for HBO and All About Bette Davis for TNT, Bob Hope . . . Laughing with the Presidents for NBC, and the award-winning PBS/Lifetime documentary Jackie Onassis: An Intimate Portrait. Other television shows he's worked on include "A Very Brady Christmas," "The Bradys," "Mucha Lucha," and "I Love Lucy's 50th Anniversary Special." He is also an occasional arranger for American Idol.

He has orchestrated and conducted albums for artists including Helen Reddy, Judy Kaye, Debbie Gravitte, Petula Clark and Deborah Gibson. At the Pasadena Playhouse, he’s conducted productions of 110 in the Shade, Do I Hear a Waltz? and A Class Act, as well as the International Tour of A Class Act in Tokyo. Recently, he orchestrated and conducted Michael Feinstein’s Great American Songbook at the Mark Taper Forum and was Vocal Director for Leonard Bernstein’s Mass at the Hollywood Bowl. He's currently orchestrating Tommy Tune’s new musical, Turn of the Century at the Goodman Theatre (Chicago). His orchestrations have been performed by the Boston Pops, at Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, the White House and around the world. [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Steven Orich, IMDB
  2. ^ Tony Award Nominations, Craft
  3. ^ Jersey Boys, a CurtainUp Review
  4. ^ Steveorich.com Bio Page

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