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Ruchir Khazanchi

Ruchir Khazanchi

Biography

Ruchir Khazanchi is a composer, lyricist, music director, and actor originally from Omaha, Nebraska. 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”. He has been hard at work on two original musicals since then while also rounding out his studies at Northwestern University with emphases in Theatre, Screen Acting, Creating the Musical, and a Music Theatre Certificate. Selected Theatre Musician Credits: A CHORUS LINE (Keyboard 2/Assistant Music Director); THE EMPEROR’S NEW CLOTHES (Head Music Director/Keyboard 1/Conductor); WINNIE THE POOH (Owl/Guitar/Mandolin/Keyboard 1). Selected Music Theatre Acting Credits: LEGALLY BLONDE (Paramount Theatre, Aurora, IL); GUYS & DOLLS (Wirtz Center, Evanston, IL); SOMETHING IN THE GAME (American Music Theatre Project, Evanston, 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