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Lori Casteel

Lori Casteel

Biography

Lori Casteel is a music copyist, vocalist and contractor. With 30 years experience she has worked on Broadway productions, Off Broadway productions, regional theater productions, films, recordings and live events. Recent projects of note include The Greatest Showman (Feature Film - copyist), Getting the Band Back Together (Broadway - copyist), Smokey Joe’s Café Revival (Off Broadway - copyist) Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 (Broadway - copyist), The Last Ship (Broadway, UK Tour, Toronto - copyist). Regional credits include A Walk on the Moon (ACT, San Francisco - copyist, vocal transcriptions); Hood: The Robin Hood Musical Adventure (Dallas Theater Center - copyist). Artist clients include Sting, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Leslie Odom, Jr., Renée Fleming, Panic! At the Disco and many others. Lori also typeset all licensing materials for Disney’s Mary Poppins, Freaky Friday, Les Misérables (Licensing version, Student Edition), and the most recent Piano/Conductor Score for West Side Story (Licensing version, Student Edition). In addition to her music preparation work, Lori Casteel is a vocalist and contractor specializing in educational and theatrical recordings. With over 25 years experience, she served as an Associate Producer for McGraw-Hill’s Spotlight on Music. She contracts Broadway Jr. recordings produced by MTI, Disney Theatrical, Hal Leonard and others, and coordinates all aspects of the vocal talent including teaching the music and leading the vocal sessions. Voice credits: “Junie B. Jones” (Junie B Jones: First Ever Musical Edition), “Kala” (Disney’s Tarzan licensing recording), “Bella” (Tweenies). An advocate for music for all, Lori volunteers at the TN School for the Blind coordinating regular musical performances for the very special LifeSkills class. She lives in Nashville, TN with her husband of 29 years, Mike, and their son Emmett. Lori is especially proud of her daughter, Reagan, who is studying music composition at the Eastman School of Music.

Experience

  • Broadway
  • Off Broadway
  • Regional
  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education
  • TV/Film
  • Tours

Regions

  • NYC/Tri-State Area
  • Nashville Area

Expertise

  • Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
  • Music Copyist
  • Music Transcriber
  • Music Contractor/Coordinator

Instruments

  • Voice

Software

  • Finale
  • Sibelius

Affiliations

  • THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)

Pronouns

  • She/Her