Alex Lacamoire is a Cuban-American musician, arranger, conductor, musical director, music copyist, and orchestrator who has worked on many shows both on and off Broadway.
November 14, 2016
Alex Lacamoire (Hamilton, Wicked) is Hamilton’s music supervisor, orchestrator and arranger. “Anything that has to do with the way the music sounds in the show and the way it’s performed, that all goes through me,” he explains. Until recently, he conducted the show and played piano in the orchestra pit, too. Did he have a piano in front of him during this interview? Yes, yes he did. Get excited, Hamilheads and music nerds: this one goes deep.
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