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Glenn Mehrbach

3233 Haddon Road          Durham, NC          27705-5417

919•403•9207                                        glenn@pizzadreams.com                        www.pizzadreams.com 

 


Vocal Coach / Cabaret/Musical Theatre Director

         • (1987-present)

(worked with hundreds of vocalists on preparing auditions, classical and musical theatre performances; prepared arrangements and accompanied; clients have included Andrea Marcovicci, Amanda McBroom, Molly Shannon, Megan Mullaly, Keith David and Brian Lane Green)

 

Composer

               La Pastorela (2006)

(Christmas Pageant; book, music & lyrics; production at Community Church of Chapel Hill; dir.: Glenn Mehrbach)

               Yule School (2005)

(Christmas Pageant; book, music & lyrics; production at Community Church of Chapel Hill; dir.: Glenn Mehrbach)

               Bum’s Rush (2003)

(musical; music & lyrics; production at Desert Theatre in 29 Palms, CA; dir.: Gary Daigneault)

         • Twelfth Night (2001)

(songs and incidental music for the play by Shakespeare at Peace College; dir.: Kenny Gannon)

         • Transformations (2000)

(for Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, or ERUUF. Music Gala: Anne Sexton poem settings for chamber ensemble and 3 vocalists)

 

Conductor/Arranger

         • Community Church of Chapel Hill, Unitarian Universalist (2003-present)

(Music director, conductor, arranger, pianist; responsible for 4 choirs, including a Children’s, Youth and Adult Choir, programming special music, contracting outside musicians, choosing hymns, creating revues and pageants, etc.)

         • 1776 (2006)

(musical director, conductor, keyboardist; for the ArtsCenter; dir.: Rob Hamilton)

         • L.A.C.E (2004-6)

(musical director, arranger, pianist; 4 person cabaret-style singing group; dir.: Glenn Mehrbach)

         • Grease (2005)

(musical director, conduictor, pianist; for North Carolina Kids Theatre; dir.: Cathy Faucett)

         • The Wiz (2005)

(musical director, conductor, pianist; for North Carolina Kids Theatre; dir.: Cathy Faucett)

         • Smokey Joe’s Cafe (2004)

(musical director, conductor, keyboardist; for Raleigh Little Theatre; dir.: Alison Lawrence)

         • The Secret Garden (2004)

(musical director, synthesist; for North Carolina Kids Theatre; dir.: Cathy Faucett)

         • Twelfth Night (2003)

(musical director, pianist; for Trinity Academy; dir.: Teresa Sawyer)

         • Dirty Blonde (2003)

(musical director, pianist; for Theatre In The Park)

          • Cabaret II (2002)

(pianist, arranger and conductor; ballet created with Lynne Taylor-Corbett for Carolina Ballet)

         • Andrea Marcovicci (1987-2002)

         • Tartuffe (2001)

(musical director, arranger; for Peace College; dir.: Kenny Gannon)

         • Children of Eden (2000)

(musical director, arranger; for North Carolina Theatre’s “Kids On Broadway”; dir.: Greg White)

         • Carmen (2000, revived 2006)

(arranger; for Carolina Ballet and the North Carolina Symphony; cond.: Alfred E. Sturgis)

         • Cabaret/Rodin (2000)

 

Pianist

         • Transactors Improv  Company (2000-present)

(pianist; for various shows, including “Musical!,” an entirely improvised musical; dir.: Greg Hohn)

         • Staff Assistant at Duke University (1998-present)

(accompanist for Duke University Chorale: dir.: Rodney Wynkoop; pianist for students of members of the Ciompi Quartet; pianist for theatre department classes, John Clum, dept. head)

         • Patti Page (2001-2003)

(synthesizer player on tour in North and South Carolina)

         • Lulu and the Lounge Lizards (2000-2003)

(swing band; performances mostly in conjunction with Triangle Swing Dance Society)

         • Sharon Szymanski (2000-present)

(vocal instructor)


Updated:  May 7, 2008

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