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ABOUT

Nicholas Connors is a composer/lyricist, Broadway conductor and orchestrator. He is a Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellow and a Finalist for the Fred Ebb Award, Ed Kleban Prize, and Jonathan Larson Grant. His stage musicals include COAL (DGF Fellowship), PAPER VALLEYSPACE VOYAGE: THE MUSICAL FRONTIER (with Quinn Elmer), and HERE, IN THE PARK. Nicholas' original songs have been performed by Karen Olivo, Kyle Selig, Jenna Ushkowitz, and many other acclaimed artists. He has been an Artist-in-Residence at New York Stage & Film and The BringAbout. 

As a musician, Nicholas has worked with Cameron Crowe, Tom Kitt, Stephen Schwartz, Lynn Ahrens, Mary-Mitchell Campbell and other theatre luminaries. He has orchestrated or arranged music for Kristin Chenoweth, Tina Fey, Lea Salonga, Jessica Vosk, and André De Shields. His orchestrations have been performed at Carnegie Hall, the Metropolitan Opera, The White House, on PBS, and by many of America's premier orchestras. Nicholas' Broadway credits include ALMOST FAMOUS  (Asst. Music Director), Kristin Chenoweth's FOR THE GIRLS (Assoc. Music Director, Orchestrator) and MEAN GIRLS (Pianist). He was also an Associate Music Director for Kristin Bell's ENCORE! on Disney+. Nicholas is a proud graduate of the University of Wisconsin. 

 

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