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Deborah Abramson

Deborah Abramson

  • She/Her
  • Biography

    Deborah has served as Music Director or Associate Music Director for several Broadway and Off-Broadway premiere productions, including Spring Awakening and James Joyce’s The Dead (Broadway), Bernarda Alba and Dessa Rose and The Glorious Ones (Lincoln Center Theater), Broadbend, Arkansas (Transport Group), and My Life With Albertine (Playwrights Horizons). She also was the first Children's Music Director on Broadway, for Matilda the Musical. She recently served as Music Director for the American premiere of Maybe Happy Ending at the Alliance Theatre, and the premiere of The Gardens Of Anuncia at the Old Globe. As composer, she has written Old Older Oldest (with William Finn), Young Marco Polo (with Peter Mills), The History of War (with Amanda Yesnowitz and Chip Zien), and While I Wait (with Amanda Yesnowitz).

    Professional Experience

    • Broadway
    • Off Broadway
    • Regional
    • Concerts/Cabaret
    • Education

    Regions

    • NYC/Tri-State Area

    Maestra Expertise

    • Theatrical Composer (Music only)
    • Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
    • Music Director/Conductor (Not Pianist)
    • Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
    • Vocal Arranger
    • Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
    • Pit Musician (Keyboards)
    • Audition Pianist
    • Class/Voice Lesson/Rehearsal Pianist
    • Rehearsal Pianist

    My Primary Instrument

    • Piano

    My Instruments

    • Piano
    • Synth - keyboards
    • Voice

    Software

    • Ableton
    • Finale
    • Logic
    • Pro-Tools

    Additional Skills

    • Actor-Musician
    • Singer/Performer
    • Home Studio Whiz

    Affiliations

    • THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)
    • ASCAP
    • NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF TEACHERS OF SINGING (NATS)

    Person of Color?

    • Yes