Kristin Stowell is a music director, pianist, composer, music copyist and educator currently based in Washington, D.C. Throughout her diverse music career, Kristin has been involved in the development and production of dozens of musical theatre productions in a variety of roles. She holds a master's degree in collaborative piano performance from NYU Steinhardt and a bachelor's degree in music from the Ohio State University.
As a music director, Kristin Stowell has conducted several shows from South Pacific to Hairspray and was the first female music director for the musical Rock of Ages. Recently, she was the music director and orchestrator for the world premiere of Dance Divas Nutcracker and was the music director for the new musical Matthew McConaughey Vs. the Devil, featured in the New York Musical Festival (NYMF). She served as the assistant music director and music copyist for Off-Broadway’s Songbird, with music and lyrics by Lauren Pritchard. Working as a music supervisor for Norwegian Cruise Line, she has worked with several casts and bands on ships around the world.
Ms. Stowell has held faculty positions teaching courses in musical theatre and music at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, University of Mississippi and New York University. Specializing in musical theatre accompanying and coaching, she has worked as a pianist and coach at New York University, Rider University, Molloy College, CAP21, The Ohio State University and the Pacific Conservatory for the Performing Arts. She is frequently seen behind the piano at musical theatre auditions around NYC. In addition to musical theatre, she is also a classical pianist performing with both vocalists and instrumentalists with a special interest in performing works written by living women composers.
- Off Broadway
- D.C./Baltimore Area
- Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
- Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
- Music Assistant
- Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
- Music Copyist
- Music Transcriber
- Pit Musician (Keyboards)
- Audition Pianist
- Class/Voice Lesson/Rehearsal Pianist
- Voice teacher with roster of private students
- Classroom music teacher at an educational institution
- Synth - keyboards