Nancy O'Connor is a Boston-based music director, pianist, arranger, composer, singer, and voice-over artist. She is currently studying Contemporary Writing and Production, Conducting for Musical Theater, and Musical Theater Writing at Berklee College of Music.
Originally from Syracuse, New York, Nancy is the Founding Music Director of At Rise Productions, a Central New York based theater company dedicated to providing kids and teenagers the opportunity to participate in all aspects of theatrical production. She has music directed several shows through At Rise Productions, including "Band Geeks," for which she was also the Artistic Director, and was nominated for a Syracuse Area Live Theater Award for Best Music Direction and Best Musical (2019).
As a musical theater composer, Nancy has co-written two cabarets of original music, one of which, "Teenage Nobodies" was produced in the Catherine Cummings Theatre in Cazenovia. In addition, one of the cabaret songs, "Which Way to Neverland?" was nominated for a Syracuse Area Music Award, and was chosen for Berklee's musical theater writing contest, Curtain Up, for which it will be orchestrated and performed in the Berklee Performance Center.
- Boston/New England
- Upstate NY
- Theatrical Composer (Music only)
- Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
- Music Assistant
- Vocal Arranger
- Music Copyist
- Music Transcriber
- Pit Musician (Keyboards)
- Audition Pianist
- Synth - keyboards
Current HS, College, or Grad Student?