David Wohl composes music for theater, multimedia, dance, concert hall, television and film, and has received 16 ASCAP Special Awards for his works. David is the composer and arranger for the widely performed A 1940s Radio Christmas Carol, sequel to the popular The 1940s Radio Hour. To date, the show has been produced in over 80 theaters in the U.S., Canada and the U.K./Ireland. He has also composed the music and lyrics for the award-winning family musical JED.
Other musical credits include: Best Film Score Award, Moondance International Film Festival; Emmy-award winning Magic Door (CBS), Emmy-award winning Venturing, and Emmy-nominated The New Workplace (PBS); Discovery Channel, Animal Planet and Food Network; Bas Bleu Theater Company's acclaimed production of Samuel Beckett's Happy Days (International Beckett Festival, Vancouver, Canada); the Colorado Shakespeare Festival’s The Bourgeois Gentleman, The Tempest and Antony and Cleopatra; three grants from the Colorado Council on the Arts; the Wildlife Conservation Society and Bronx Zoo’s Bug Carousel pavilion; and, concert works: Between Times, Once Spoken; Apache Wedding Blessing, Above the Shadow, Piano Variations, Kaddish for Columbus and The Valley Awakens (for women’s choir).
David is an active keyboard performer of jazz, classical, funk, ragtime, Broadway, Latin, and contemporary piano improvisations, and is an Enlightened Piano Radio and One World Music artist. His CD, Awakening Path, features original instrumental works and solo piano excursions and improvisations.
David has been a musical director/keyboardist for numerous productions, over the years. As musical director of The Color Purple (Aurora Fox Theater), he shared the Henry Award for direction and musical direction. David has performed in the pit of the Broadway touring shows Beautiful, Dreamgirls, Jesus Christ Superstar and Sweet Charity.
For a comprehensive overview of credits, performances and audio excerpts, please visit davidwohlmusic.com.
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