Musical Director

As musical director, shows I’ve worked on include:

The Corpse Bride.
Theatre Panik

Also served as composer, copyist, arranger, sound designer and performer.
Played guitar while leading and cueing a band composed of:
Guitar - John Gzowski
Accordion - Marilyn Lerner
Bass - Andrew Downing/Joe Phillips
Drums - Jeff Wilson

I wrote and arranged the music during a three week creation period, adding in the band for the last week and the two shows we did. In 2012 we remounted the show, we brought the band in two days before we went into the theatre for a few shows at the Ashkenaz Festival.



Tzigzanes
Dancemakers

Also served as composer, copyist, arranger, sound designer and performer.
Played guitar while leading and cueing a band composed of:
Guitar - John Gzowski
Violin - Rick Hsylop
Clarinet - Bob Stevenson
Bass - Andrew Downing
Percussion - Jeff Wilson

For this show the band was onstage with wireless mics, moving with the dancers through an hour and a half show. The show was remounted the following year.
Cd of the music available at iTunes.

https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/gziganes/id75415814

Mortality
Volcano Theatre

Also served as composer/performer for this dance/theatre piece
The band was
John Gzowski - guitar
Mark Duggan - marimba
Bob Stevenson - clarinet