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Ruchir Khazanchi

Ruchir Khazanchi

Biography

Ruchir Khazanchi is a composer, lyricist, music director, and actor originally from Omaha, Nebraska, graduating from Northwestern University with emphases in Theatre, Screen Acting, Creating the Musical, and a Music Theatre Certificate. Recently, his contributions as writing coordinator for the 89th Waa-Mu Show: State of the Art were awarded the John Paynter Award for “Outstanding Creation of Music”. His original musical, A Bridge to the Moon, was awarded 3rd prize in New Musicals Inc. “Search for New Musicals”, and was a semifinalist for the O’Neill National Music Theatre Conference.┬áSelected Theatre Musician Credits: JOSEPH & THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT (Keyboard 2/Associate Music Director; Maine State Music Theatre); THE SOUND OF MUSIC (Keyboard 2/Associate Music Director; Maine State Music Theatre); JERSEY BOYS (Keyboard 2/Associate Music Director; Maine State Music Theatre); ROBIN & CLARKE’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (Keyboard/Conductor/Music Director; Maine State Music Theatre); A CHORUS LINE (Keyboard 2/Assistant Music Director); THE EMPEROR’S NEW CLOTHES (Head Music Director/Keyboard 1/Conductor). Selected Theatre Acting Credits: MR. DICKENS HAT (Northlight Theatre); LEGALLY BLONDE (Paramount Theatre, Aurora, IL).

 

Contact: [email protected]

Professional Experience

  • Regional
  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education

Regions

  • Chicago/Midwest

Interested in touring?

  • Yes

Hireable as

  • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
  • Theatrical Composer (Music only)
  • Theatrical Lyricist
  • Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
  • Music Director/Conductor (Not Pianist)
  • Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
  • Music Assistant
  • Songwriter
  • Singer/Songwriter
  • Orchestrator
  • Vocal Arranger
  • Dance Arranger
  • Music Copyist
  • Pit Musician (Keyboards)
  • Music Contractor/Coordinator
  • Audition Pianist
  • Actor-Musician

My Primary Instrument

  • Piano

My Instruments

  • Guitar - acoustic
  • Percussion
  • Piano
  • Synth - keyboards
  • Violin
  • Voice

Software

  • Finale
  • GarageBand
  • Logic
  • MainStage

Pronouns

  • He/Him