Glenn Mehrbach Resume


Vocal Coach / Cabaret Musical Director
• (1987-present)
(worked with hundreds of vocalists on preparing auditions, cabaret performances and musical theatre performances; prepared arrangements and accompanied; clients have included Andrea Marcovicci, Amanda McBroom, Molly Shannon, Megan Mullaly, Keith David and Brian Lane Green)

Composer
• Twelfth Night (2001)
(songs and incidental music for the play by Shakespeare at Peace College; dir.: Kenny Gannon)
• Transformations (2000)

(for Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, or ERUUF. Music Gala: Anne Sexton poem settings for chamber ensemble and 3 vocalists)
• Four Loves (1999)
(for ERUUF Music Gala; a four song cycle for 5 piece ensemble and 3 vocalists)
• Neighborhood Voices (1998)
(weekly show on WNCU; house pianist, arranger, and composer of theme song and other songs as needed; Barry Smith-McCauley, producer and host)
• Road Weight (1998)
(evening of all original music to benefit the ERUUF Music Committee; numerous compositions with 8 musicians and 12 vocalists in various ensembles and groups)
• Yearbook (1996)
(musical published by Dramatic Publishing; music, lyrics and musical coordinator; dir.: M. Michetti)
• Bum’s Rush (1995)
(musical; music & lyrics; staged reading in Hollywood, CA; dir.: Deborah Lavine)
• Cabaret Godot* (*the one you’ve been waiting for) (1989-1994)
(rock ensemble/theatrical troupe; performed in various clubs and theatres around Los Angeles)
• Fragile Heart(1993)
(book of original songs with artwork by Carl Mehrbach; published by Pizza Dreams)
• Caucasian Chalk Circle (1993)
(songs and music for production at the Theatricum Botanicum in Topanga, CA; dir.: Ellen Geer)
• Whitman Sampler (1992)
(setting of 3 Walt Whitman poems commissioned for “Wall-To-Wall Whitman” at Symphony Space in New York City)
• Love Of A Pig (1992)
(incidental music for play by Leslie Caveny at Theatre West; published by Samuel French)
• The Emily Cycle (1990)
(settings of Emily Dickinson poems)
• The War Brides (1989)
(incidental music; International City Theater, Long Beach, CA; Drama-Logue Award winner; dir.: D. Lavine)
•A Bronx Tale (1989)
(incidental music for a play by Chazz Palminteri; West Coast Ensemble, Los Angeles, Theatre West, L. A., and 96th Street Playhouse, N.Y.C.; dir.: Mark Travis)
• The Magic Prison: Emily Dickinson in Words & Music (1988)
(musical score for a play by William Wood; Theatre West, L. A.; dir.: Deborah Lavine)
• Life Times Ten (1987)
(incidental music for a play; Theatre West, L. A.)
• Portraits (1987)
(original musical revue; Theatre West, L. A.,; music & lyrics; dir.: Michael Michetti)
•A Musical Therapy (1986)
(original musical; Theatre West, L. A.; book, music & lyrics; dir.: Gary Mascaro)
• Four Love (1984)
(
original musical; Theater of N.O.T.E., L. A.; book, music & lyrics; dir.: Deborah Lavine)
• Sporting Goods (1984)
(incidental music for a series of one-act plays; Ensemble Studio Theater, L. A.; various directors)
Bring Me Love (1982)
(original musical; Rose Cafe & Cabaret, Hollywood; dir.: Salome Jens)
•I Can’t Help It! (1979)
(a concert of original music, Wightman Theater, Long Beach, CA)

Conductor/Arranger
• Michetti/Knowles Entertainment (1980-present)
(industrial entertainment company, with projects ranging from a cappella 4-part jazz/pop Christmas arrangements to composing, arranging, conducting, performing and/or recording shows featuring up to 10 singer/dancers and 8-piece bands)
• Andrea Marcovicci (1987-present)
(Musical Director; see credits under “Conductor/Arranger,” “Pianist” and “Recorded Material”)
• Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (2001), Florida Philharmonic (2000) (pianist/arranger; cond.: Peter Nero), Fort Worth Symphony (1996, 2000), Portland Symphony (2000), Orchestra of St. Luke’s (2000), Chicago Symphony (1999) (pianist/arranger; cond.: William Eddins), San Jose Symphony (1995,1999), American Symphony (1994,1997), Naples Philharmonic (1998), Minnesota Orchestra (1994,1997), Phoenix Symphony (1995,1997)
(all with A. Marcovicci; various programs, including “I’ll Be Seeing You: The Love Songs of World War II,” “Love Songs From The Theatre,” “Marcovicci Sings Movies” and “Songs of the Millennium”)
• Tartuffe (2001)
(musical director, arranger; for Peace College; dir.: Kenny Gannon)
• Children of Eden (2000)
(musical director, arranger; for North Carolina Theatre’s “Kids On Broadway”; dir.: Greg White)
• Carmen (2000)
(arranger; for Carolina Ballet and the North Carolina Symphony; cond.: Alfred E. Sturgis)
• Cabaret/Rodin (2000)
(pianist, arranger and conductor; 2 ballets created with Lynne Taylor-Corbett for Carolina Ballet)
• From The Heart (1999)
(orchestral arrangements for the opening of the Gaston Day School; prod.: Stephen Barefoot)
• Duke Children’s Classic (1998)
(orchestral arrangements for annual event; cond.: McCrae Hardy; prod., Stephen Barefoot)
• New Words (1998)
(with A. Marcovicci in San Francisco)
•I Am Anne Frank (1996, 1998)
(with A. Marcovicci in Fullerton, CA and Hudson Valley, NY; music; M. Cohen; lyrics: E. Futterman)
• Deja Vu (1998)

(contributed to film score; dir.: Henry Jaglom)
• New Words (1997)
with A. Marcovicci at Avery Fisher Hall, NYC)

• Into The Woods (1995)
(for Tri-School Conservatory in Anaheim, CA; dir.: Amy Luskey)
• Tri-School Conservatory Theatre (1988-94)
(created taped arrangements using live musicians, synthesizers and music sequencer for various spring musicals, including “Pippin,” “West Side Story” and “Hello, Dolly;” dir.: Amy Luskey)
• Productions A La Carte (1987-92)
(performing, recording, arranging and sequencing music for shopping mall theme shows)

Pianist
• Patti Page (2001)
(synthesizer player on tour in North and South Carolina)
• Sharon Szymanski (2000-present)
(vocal instructor)
• Transactors Improv Company (2000-present)
(pianist; for various shows, including “Musical!,” an entirely improvised musical; dir.: Greg Hohn)
• Staff Assistant at Duke University (1998-present)
(accompanist for Duke Chorale: dir.: Rodney Wynkoop; pianist for students of members of the Ciompi Quartet)
• En Route (1998-present)
(performances at the Capital City Club and elsewhere)
• Carolina Ballet (1998-2000)
(ballet class, rehearsal pianist, creation of piano reductions)

• Susannah (2000)
(rehearsal pianist for opera by C. Floyd; production by Long Leaf Opera; cond.: B. Keaton)
• Three Sisters Who Are Not Sisters (2000)
(by Ned Rorem and Gertrude Stein; production by Long Leaf Opera; cond.: B. Keaton)

• Mappamundi (1998-present)
(guest pianist)
• SERBA (South Eastern Regional Ballet Association) Conference (2000)
(staff pianist for ballet classes with various teachers)
• Romeo and Juliet (1999)
(orchestral pianist for Carolina Ballet production; cond.: Alfred E. Sturgis)
• Direct From New York (1999)
(orchestral pianist for Carolina Ballet production; cond.: Maurice Kaplow)
• North Carolina Symphony (1999)
(orchestral pianist for Stravinsky’s “Symphony in C;” cond.: Gerhardt Zimmerman)
• December Songs (1991)
(with A. Marcovicci at Weill Hall in NYC; World Premiere of a new song cycle by Maury Yeston, commissioned for the 100th anniversary of Carnegie Hall)
• Seth Riggs Vocal Studio (1982-85)
(clients included Madonna, Bette Midler, Robert Guillaume, Susanna Hoffs and Brian Wilson)

Church Music Director
• Reconciliation United Methodist Church (1998-2000)
• Unity Church of Durham (1999-present)
• All Souls Church Unitarian Universalist (1999)

Teacher
• Singing From The Heart (1998-2002)
(workshop for Adult Education class at ERUUF, for Duke Continuing Education, and in CAPS guest artist program for Orange H. S.)
• Camelot Academy (1999)
(Summer Arts Camp class on putting together a musical; performed excerpts from “Bum’s Rush”)

Recorded Material
• Mirror (2000) (compositions “In The End” and “Mirror” on Kevin McMahon CD)
• Our Songs (2000) (with A. Marcovicci on Cabaret Records; arranger)
• Some Other Time (1998) (with A. Marcovicci on Cabaret Records; prod., arr., cond., pianist)
• Patterns: Barbara Brussell (1998) (arrangements; LML Music)
• Sleeping In The Arms Of Love: Jonathan Frank (1998) (arr. and pianist; Gionata Records)
• Ruth Etting: Ten Cents A Dance (1997) (with A. Marcovicci for Nebraska Public TV)
• Live From London (1997) (with A. Marcovicci on Cabaret Records; arranger, pianist)
•I Am Anne Frank (1996) (with A. Marcovicci for Cabaret Records; arr., cond., pianist)
• Cabaret Noel (1995) (compilation on Lockett/Palmer Recordings; pianist)
• New Words (1995) (with A. Marcovicci on Cabaret Records; prod., arr., cond., pianist)
• Always: Irving Berlin (1994) (with A. Marcovicci on Elba Records; prod., arr., pianist)
• Inner Journeys (1994) (music for creative visualization tapes; published by Pizza Dreams)
• Easy To Remember (songs of Rodgers & Hart) (1993) (with D. Staller; Cabaret Rec.; prod.)
• December Songs (1992) (comp.: Maury Yeston; with A. Marcovicci on Elba Records; pianist)
• Just Kern (1992) (with A. Marcovicci on Cabaret Records; prod., arr., cond., pianist)
•A Broadway Celebration (1991) (arrangements of musical theatre material)
• What
Is Love (1990) (with A. Marcovicci on Elba Records; prod., arr., cond., pianist)
• Live From The Lyceum: Bill Wright (1990) (cond., pianist; prod.: Bill Wright)
• Keep Your Undershirt On (1990), Early Kern (1988) (various Broadway performers; arr. and pianist; Rialto Recordings; prod.: Greg MacKellan)
• Costume Party: Peter Alsop (1987) (videocassette; keyboards; Moose School Records)
• Marcovicci Sings Movies (1987) (with A. Marcovicci on DRG Recordings; arr., pianist)
• Pie In The Sky (1987) (musical by Peter Alsop; cond., arr., pianist; Moose School Records)

Other Experience and Skills:
• Computer Music Notation
• Music Production
• Web Site Construction

Professional Organization Memberships:
• ASCAP (Composer & Publisher member; 1989-present)
• National Music Teachers Association
• North Carolina Theatre Conference

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