Orlando Gonzalo Morales
Orlando is a Seattle-based musician, educator, and songwriter.
He is currently Associate Artistic Director: Community Engagement at The 5th Avenue Theatre and holds a Masters in Teaching from the University of Washington. He has over seventeen years of experience teaching music and theater and in employing the performing arts to empower young people, build community, and dismantle systems of oppression. He is a Johnny Mercer Foundation Songwriters Project alum and a Jonathan Larson Grant finalist (2018, 2019, 2020). Recent music direction credits include How to Break (2018, 2016), Great Wall (2012), and Cloaked (2011, 2010).
Orlando also coordinates Rondalya sa Seattle, a Filipino American folkloric music ensemble and is a member of the Shades of Praise Gospel Choir at St. Therese Parish.
- Seattle/Pacific NW
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- Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
- Theatrical Composer (Music only)
- Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
- Vocal Arranger
- Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
- Pit Musician (Keyboards)
- Audition Pianist
- Class/Voice Lesson/Rehearsal Pianist
- THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)