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Brett Macias

Brett Macias

Biography

Brett Macias has composed music for The New Group, New Jersey Perfroming Arts Center, Webster University, Encores! (NYC), the St. Louis Gateway Men’s Chorus, Stephens College, the Cockeyed Optimists, Prospect Theater Company, Repertory Theater of Saint Louis and Masterworks’ Off Broadway Production of THE GLASS MENAGERIE. Brett wrote the music for the musicals: FISHING THE MOON, THE LAVATORY, and BENEATH THE SURFACE. TUESDAY (written with Caroline Murphy), credits include: 2010 New York Musical Theatre Festival (finalist), 2014 New Horizons Music Festival, 2016 Musical Theater Factory (workshop). and Coastal Carolina University (workshop). He and Caroline Murphy were featured in American Theater Magazine as a writing team to watch. Concerts: Lincoln Center (2012), Vitello’s (2014), and The Cutting Room (2016). GUMBO (book & lyrics by Christina Quintana) selection by the Grand Jury for the New York Musical Festival Next Link Project, Musical Theater Factory, The PiTCH at Fingerlakes Musical Theater Festival, ASCAP Grow a Show, and Yale Institute for Musical Theatre. He is currently working on N.B.C., MARSHA P., AND ME with spoken word artist Geri Brown and CRAFT SHOW with Fred Sauter.

As an orchestrator and vocal arranger his arrangements have been heard throughout New York and New Jersey. Including the Ocean City Pops Orchestra and Broadway Backwards.

Music Direction: The New Group, NJPAC, Timberlake Playhouse, NYU, Webster University, University of Colorado-Boulder, and Musical Theatre Factory.  As brettmacias.com

Professional Experience

  • Broadway
  • Off Broadway
  • Regional
  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education
  • TV/Film

Regions

  • NYC/Tri-State Area
  • LA/Southern California

Interested in touring?

  • No

Hireable as

  • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
  • Theatrical Composer (Music only)
  • Bookwriter/Librettist
  • Music Director/Conductor (Not Pianist)
  • Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
  • Songwriter
  • Singer/Songwriter
  • Orchestrator
  • Vocal Arranger
  • Dance Arranger
  • Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
  • Music Copyist
  • Sound Designer/Composer
  • Home Studio Whiz
  • Classroom music teacher at an educational institution

My Instruments

  • Voice

Software

  • Finale
  • QLab
  • Other

Affiliations

  • THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)

Pronouns

  • He/Him