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Utsav Bhargava

Utsav Bhargava

Biography

UTSAV BHARGAVA is a composer/lyricist, orchestrator, and pianist. Current projects include A Million Aisles Away with co-composer/lyricist Luna Abreu-Santana and bookwriter Julia Newman, as well as a song cycle, Soli.

His work has been produced at the Hollywood Fringe Festival, at Hear Our Voices at UNC Greensboro, and at Curtain Up, Berklee’s annual showcase of original musical theatre. He has also music directed productions at various venues around Boston, including Heathers with the Berklee Musical Theater Club and Sister Act at Cambridge Rindge & Latin School, and associate music directed Shrek at Boston Conservatory under Eric Stern. He has also worked as a music director for a number of youth theatre programs, including TADA! Youth Theater.

A graduate of Berklee College of Music, where he studied Film Scoring, Contemporary Writing & Production, and Musical Theatre Conducting, he is now attending the Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program at NYU Tisch as a member of Cycle 31.

As an Indian-American artist, Utsav is passionate about using his privilege to bring representation of marginalized groups to the theatre industry – both on stage and off.

Professional Experience

  • Education

Regions

  • NYC/Tri-State Area

Interested in touring?

  • Yes

Hireable as

  • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
  • Theatrical Composer (Music only)
  • Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
  • Music Director/Conductor (Not Pianist)
  • Music Assistant
  • Songwriter
  • Orchestrator
  • Vocal Arranger
  • Dance Arranger
  • Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
  • Music Copyist
  • Music Transcriber
  • Pit Musician (Keyboards)
  • Keyboard Programmer
  • Sound Designer/Composer
  • Audition Pianist
  • Class/Voice Lesson/Rehearsal Pianist

My Instruments

  • Piano
  • Synth - keyboards

Software

  • Digital Performer
  • Dorico
  • Finale
  • GarageBand
  • Logic
  • MainStage
  • Pro-Tools
  • Sibelius

Current HS, College, or Grad Student?

  • Yes

Pronouns

  • He/Him