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Terence David Odonkor

Terence David Odonkor

Biography

 

Terence David Odonkor (he/him) is currently an undergraduate student at The College of New Jersey working towards a Bachelors degree in Music. Terence’s career credits consist of arranging, music directing, and orchestrating for live theater, collegiate chamber and large ensembles, and film. He has been fortunate enough to have collaborated with musicians and artists on projects that have allowed him to develop skills in producing and music supervising for multiple facets of media such as remotely recorded concept albums and filmed theater. Although early in his career, Terence has had the privilege to work with industry professionals as a music assistant and copyist as well as being sought out for roles in the creative team on a number of new works. His music assistant and copyist credits include, Signature Theater’s AFTER MIDNIGHT featuring Christopher Jackson, Kennedy Centers recently premiered ACOUSTIC ROOSTER’S BARNYARD BOOGIE, both under the music direction of Mark G. Meadows, the First National Tour of PRETTY WOMAN under the Music Supervision of Will Van Dyke, and a reading of a new work by Zoe Sarnak and Michael Weiner under the Music Supervision of Brian Usifer. Along with work a music assistant, Terence is currently the Script supervisor for the workshop of a new musical entitled Bliss. He has also had the privilege of working on a number of readings and workshops in New York under the music direction/supervision of artists such as Alex Lacamoire, Mary-Mitchell Campbell, Julie McBride, Kenny Seymour. His professional orchestration and arranging credits include ArtCentric Theater’s TECHNICOLOR and the Denver Center for the Performing Arts WILDFIRE as well a number of small projects with collaborators. Most recently Terence has begun an apprenticeship with Tony, Drama Desk, and Grammy award winning orchestrator, arranger, and music supervisor Stephen Oremus. In addition to the aforementioned credits, Terence is currently working with collaborators as the arranger, orchestrator and music supervisor on the development of new works for the stage, one of which are being produced by Vanderbilt University for a main stage production in the Spring of 2022.

Professional Experience

  • Broadway
  • Regional
  • Education
  • TV/Film
  • Tours

Regions

  • NYC/Tri-State Area
  • Philadelphia/Mid-Atlantic

Interested in touring?

  • Yes

Hireable as

  • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
  • Theatrical Composer (Music only)
  • Music Director/Conductor (Not Pianist)
  • Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
  • Music Assistant
  • Orchestrator
  • Vocal Arranger
  • Dance Arranger
  • Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
  • Music Copyist
  • Music Transcriber
  • Music Contractor/Coordinator

My Primary Instrument

  • Saxophone

My Instruments

  • Saxophone
  • Ukulele
  • Voice

Software

  • Finale
  • GarageBand
  • Logic
  • MainStage
  • Sibelius
  • Other

Affiliations

  • ASMAC
  • BMI
  • THE RECORDING ACADEMY

Current HS, College, or Grad Student?

  • Yes

Pronouns

  • He/Him