tn-500_crazyforyouperfwm0102109330347Kevin Stites is a Music Director, Conductor, and Arranger in New York City. He has conducted for Broadway, regional, touring, and concert productions. He has penned arrangements for numerous scores and has appeared as a guest artist for symphony orchestras and educational programs around the globe. Kevin also served for six seasons at Radio City Music Hall conducting the world famous Christmas Spectacular Starring The Radio City Rockettes.

Theatre

Broadway

  • ON THE 20TH CENTURY (Revival)
  • SOUTH PACIFIC (Lincoln Center Theater)
  • A TALE OF TWO CITIES
  • THE COLOR PURPLE (Music Supervision/Incidental Music)
  • TITANIC (Original Musical Supervisor/Music Director)
  • SUNSET BOULEVARD,
  • LES MISERABLES (2006 revival)
  • THE THREEPENNY OPERA (Roundabout Revival)
  • FIDDLER ON THE ROOF (2003)
  • NINE (Revival)
  • OKLAHOMA! (Nunn/Stroman)
  • ON THE TOWN
  • NINE TO FIVE (Additional Musical Arrangements)

Off-Broadway

  • DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY (World Premiere – Roundabout – Laura Pels Theatre)
  • TIME AND AGAIN (Manhattan Theatre Club)

Tours

  • TITANIC
  • THE COLOR PURPLE
  • MARTIN GUERRE
  • MISS SAIGON
  • THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
  • LES MISERABLES
  • LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE

Regional Theatre

  • The Goodman Theater
  • The Guthrie Theater
  • McCarter Theater
  • Center Theatre Group
  • Two River Theater
  • Marriott Theater

Film & Television

  • “Reefer Madness”
  • 2 IL VOLO specials for PBS
  • “Rosie Live!”
  • “Late Night With David Letterman”
  • “The Rosie O’Donnell Show”
  • Tony Awards Telecasts 
  • “The Oprah Winfrey Show”
  • “Donahue”

Concerts & Special Events

  • Radio City Christmas Spectacular (2014-2019)
  • Manhattan Concert Productions
    • BROADWAY CLASSICS IN CONCERT (Carnegie Hall)
    • TITANIC (Original Broadway Cast Reunion – David Geffen Hall)
    • CRAZY FOR YOU (25th Anniversary – David Geffen Hall)
  • Brian Stokes Mitchell in Concert with The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra (Walt Disney Concert Hall)
  • Kristin Chenoweth Live at the Hollywood Bowl (Debut with the LA Phil)
  • Lea Salonga: Carnegie Hall (Solo Debut)
  • Hollywood Bowl
    • INTO THE WOODS (dir. Robert Longbottom)
    • THE PRODUCERS (dir. Susan Stroman)
    • GUYS AND DOLLS (dir. Richard Jay-Alexander)
    • LES MISÉRABLES (dir. Richard Jay-Alexander)
  • Deborah Voigt’s VOIGT LESSONS (developed at the MacDowell Colony, book by Terrence McNally)
  • Children and Art, a benefit for Young Playwrights Inc. for Stephen Sondheim’s 75th Birthday  (New Amsterdam Theater)
  • Chaplin Award Presentations, Film Society of Lincoln Center honoring:
    • 50th Anniversary Gala (2019)
    • Helen Mirren (2018)
    • Robert De Niro (2017)
    • Morgan Freeman (2016)
    • Robert Redford (2015)
    • Barbra Streisand (2013)

Symphonic Guest Conductor

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Grant Park Orchestra & Chorus
  • New York City Chamber Orchestra
  • Oklahoma City Symphony Orchestra
  • Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Hartford Symphony Orchestra
  • Rockford Symphony Orchestra
  • Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Dallas Pops Orchestra

Masterclasses / Guest Artist

  • University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • University of North Carolina School of the Arts
  • Kristin Chenoweth’s Broadway Bootcamp
  • SUNY Buffalo
  • Illinois Summer Youth Music (University of Illinois)
  • Coastal Carolina University
  • Jamesville Dewitt High School
  • Baldwinsville High School
  • Fayetteville-Manlius High School

Education

Kevin earned his Bachelor and Master’s Degrees in Music from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and studied under the tutelage of Professor Kenneth Drake and Professor Emeritus John Wustman.  He served as a graduate teaching assistant with Opera Illinois and was awarded the Creative and Performing Arts Fellowship in 1979/80.

Contact

For Booking Inquiries please contact:

Mark D. Sendroff, Esq.

Sendroff & Baruch, LLP
(212) 840-6400
[email protected]
1500 Broadway Ste 2201
New York, NY 10036

 

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