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Shane Dittmar

Shane Dittmar

  • They/Them
  • Biography

    Shane Dittmar (they/them) is a blind composer, writer, and teacher who does everything loudly. As a songwriter, they combine moving and memorable melodies with witty, evocative, and often tongue-in-cheek lyrics that you can't help but sing. School, community, and professional choirs on three continents have performed their award-winning compositions. Their original musicals, with honest stories about lovable and under-represented characters, have been featured at Roundabout Theatre Company and in concerts across the country. Shane works during the day as an accessibility specialist and has a passion for music education, a guide dog named Chevelle, and an infectious - and very loud - laugh.

    Professional Experience

    • Regional
    • Concerts/Cabaret
    • Education

    Regions

    • NYC/Tri-State Area

    Interested in touring?

    • Yes

    Maestra Expertise

    • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
    • Theatrical Composer (Music only)
    • Theatrical Lyricist
    • Bookwriter/Librettist
    • Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
    • Music Director/Conductor (Not Pianist)
    • Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
    • Music Assistant
    • Songwriter
    • Singer/Songwriter
    • Orchestrator
    • Vocal Arranger
    • Dance Arranger
    • Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
    • Music Copyist
    • Music Transcriber
    • Pit Musician (Keyboards)
    • Sound Designer/Composer
    • Music Producer/Record Producer
    • Voice Teacher (Private Studio)
    • Voice Teacher (Educational Institution)

    My Primary Instrument

    • Voice & Piano

    My Instruments

    • Piano
    • Synth - keyboards
    • Voice

    Software

    • GarageBand
    • Logic
    • MainStage
    • Pro-Tools
    • Sibelius
    • QLab

    Additional Skills

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

    Affiliations

    • BMI
    • NAfME