This is a performance class for students interested in performing in a musical theatre orchestra/pit. For 8 weeks students will rehearse with the music director, Lucia LaNave, of the LMT Fall Senior Production Bright Star. Students will learn how to play as an ensemble, score analysis, accompany actors, and participate in the musical’s performances. This class is for intermediate to advanced students. Students must submit a teacher or conductor recommendation.
Banjo (Banjo, Long Neck Banjo, Guitar)
Fiddle Guitar (Acoustic, arch top electric) Keyboard 2 Mandolin (Mandolin, Guitar) Cello
Viola (Viola, Fiddle)
Some instruments may be played by keyboard/piano students.
Inspired by a true story and featuring the Tony®-nominated score by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, Broadway’s BRIGHT STAR tells a sweeping tale of love and redemption set against the rich backdrop of the American South in the 1920s and ’40s. When literary editor Alice Murphy meets a young soldier just home from World War II, he awakens her longing for the child she once lost. Haunted by their unique connection, Alice sets out on a journey to understand her past—and what she finds has the power to transform both of their lives. With beautiful melodies and powerfully moving characters, the story unfolds as a rich tapestry of deep emotion. An uplifting theatrical journey that holds you tightly in its grasp, BRIGHT STAR is as refreshingly genuine as it is daringly hopeful.
For more information, please contact Sarah Frances Williams, Music Theatre Department Chair, at email@example.com.