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Jacob Kerzner

Music Director ~ Composer ~ Singer

About Me

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 Jacob Kerzner is a music director, singer and composer from Western Massachusetts with a B.A. in Music Composition and Voice Performance from Ithaca College. He has worked on projects at theatre companies such as Transcendence Theatre Company, Barrington Stage Company, Kansas City Music Theatre, St. Anne's Warehouse and the Muny in St. Louis. As a singer, he has toured across New England with the Ithaca College Choir as well as Ithacappella, an all-male a cappella group which he ran this past year.  He is currently pursuing his M.A. in Musical Theatre (Music Directing) at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland where he will work at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Summer 2019.

Recent Projects

Fall 2018 - Fall 2019

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

I will be heading to Glasgow in late September to begin studying towards my M.A. in Musical Theatre (Music Directing) at RCS, which culminates in a full production at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival next summer.

September 2018

Oklahoma at St. Ann's Warehouse

Returning to this project after three years, I will be assisting Music Director Nathan Koci and Arranger Daniel Kluger on the Brooklyn remount of the 2015 Bard Summerscape production of Oklahoma, featuring new bluegrass arrangements in a minimal production.

August 2018

Berkshire Opera Festival's Rigoletto

I will be singing in the opera chorus with BOF for the first time on their production of Rigoletto, with performances at Pittsfield's Colonial Theatre.

June - August 2018

The Muny's Centennial Season

During my first time in St. Louis, I worked as a music assistant on seven productions including the first production of Jerome Robbins' Broadway since 1989 and a new orchestration of The Wiz as a part of this impressively historical season at the Muny.

May 2018

New Ithacappella Album!

Ithacappella, the a cappella group I music directed this past year, has fully recorded an eight-track album with  Plaid Productions, to be released this upcoming fall and featuring some of my arrangements and vocals.

Original Compositions


More coming soon!

Music Services

Feel free to take a look at what kinds of projects I can work on.

Transposition

Need your favorite song in a new key?
I can make you a brand new copy for your book that perfectly matches the original (and with a turnaround of just a couple of days).

Transcription

Want to sing a song you've heard before, but there isn't any sheet music around?
I can make a copy just for you! 
Contact me (below) for price quotes.

Formatting

Need some help making parts from a full score or simply cleaning up a large project?
I can do that too!
(I work in Finale and Sibelius.)

16- and 32- Bar Cuts

Sometimes you know you have the perfect song, but you aren't sure which section to use that includes every moment you need but still feels smooth and looks clean.  Let me help you!

Accompaniment Tracks

Need a recording to practice with?  Send me what you're working on and I can send back a rehearsal track so you know what to expect when you hand your music to a new pianist.

Vocal Coaching

I'm going to be out of the country for most of 2019, but check back in about a year to find out how we can find time to collaborate in person to work on music from your book.

Broadway Charts

With numerous different styles of music under my belt, I have experience arranging for all sorts of instrumental ensembles, from a small rock band combo to a full orchestra.

Pop A Cappella

Having sung with and arranged for collegiate a cappella for many years, I can make all sorts of arrangements for you and your group, from the standards to the experimental.

Samples

Please feel free to reach out for samples of any kind of work I have done.

Oops! Check back soon...

I'm going to be out of the country for most of 2019, but check back in a year or so to see how we can collaborate to make your material sound as good as possible!

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Contact

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