George Dyer | Musical Director | Orchestrator & Arranger
"The show sounds brilliant thanks to the Musical Direction of George Dyer" Whatsonstage.
George read Music at Durham University before being offered a scholarship to study Musical Direction at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.
Upcoming Credits: JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOUR DREAMCOAT (Kilworth House - Musical Director), THE WIZARD OF OZ (Birmingham Rep - Orchestrator), ANNIE (UK Tour - Musical Supervisor & Orchestrator) and NATIVITY! The Musical (UK Tour - Musical Supervisor).
Credits as Musical Director: ANNIE (West End and UK Tour), THE WEDDING SINGER (UK Tour), DOGFIGHT (Southwark Playhouse – European Premiere, Broadwayworld Award – Best Musical Direction), THE RISE AND FALL OF LITTLE VOICE (Derby Theatre), SWEENEY TODD (West Yorkshire Playhouse and Manchester Royal Exchange), FOOTLOOSE (Yvonne Arnaud Theatre), LIZA (ON AN E) (Vaudeville Theatre West), Howard Goodall’s A WINTER’S TALE (Professional Premiere), MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG (Theatre Clwyd), ANNIE (West Yorkshire Playhouse), RAGTIME (Landor Theatre), THE WIZ (West Yorkshire Playhouse and Birmingham Rep), SINCERELY NOEL- with Alistair McGowan (Riverside Studios), MOMENTOUS MUSICALS (New Wimbledon Theatre & UK Tour), BETWIXT! (Trafalgar Studios), PETER PAN (Casino Theatre, Geneva), SHOSHANA BEAN: LIVE IN THE WEST END (Ambassadors Theatre), HELENA BLACKMAN: THE SOUND OF RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN (Prince of Wales Theatre), TOMORROW MORNING (Landor Theatre), ZOMBIE PROM (UK Premiere, Landor Theatre) and CINDERELLA, ROBINSON CRUSOE AND THE CARRIBEAN PIRATES AND JACK AND THE BEANSTALK (for QDOS, Mayflower Theatre, Southampton).
Other theatre includes: AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN (UK Tour), TOWN (The Lowry - Assistant to Sir Mark Elder), EVITA (UK Tour - Keyboards).
Productions for UK Drama Schools include: JESUS CHRIST SUPER STAR and ON THE TOWN (GSA); GIRLFRIENDS AND PAL JOEY (Mountview).
Film & Television credits include: LONDON ROAD (NT/BBC/Cuba Pictures - Asst. Musical Director), DON’T STOP BELIEVING (Channel 5 - Vocal Coach).
Recordings include: AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN (original cast recording), MOMENTOUS MUSICALS (Live Album).
George works closely with writers in the UK and US, workshopping and showcasing new works by artists such as Pasek and Paul, Bobby Cronin, Kooman and Dimond, Kerrigan and Lowdermilk, David Krane, Scott Alan, Shoshana Bean and Howard Goodall.