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Susan Draus

Susan Draus

Biography

SUSAN DRAUS (MD for The Book of Mormon, Billy Elliot, Mamma Mia, Sister Act, Good Vibrations) was recently awarded The Los Angeles BroadwayWorld Award for Best Music Director for BEAUTIFUL, THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL and featured on the cover of International Musician Magazine. She co-wrote the award-winning musical, VICES, A LOVE STORY and is the creator of the REUNION Series. She has arranged for Henry Mancini, Walt Disney Imagineering, and served as arranger/orchestrator for NBC’s, THE VOICE.

Experience

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

Regions

  • NYC/Tri-State Area
  • LA/Southern California
  • Northern California
  • Chicago/Midwest

Expertise

  • Theatrical Composer (Music only)
  • Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
  • Music Director/Conductor (Not Pianist)
  • Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
  • Songwriter
  • Orchestrator
  • Vocal Arranger
  • Dance Arranger
  • Music Transcriber
  • Pit Musician (Keyboards)
  • Classroom music teacher at an educational institution

Instruments

  • Piano
  • Synth - keyboards

Software

  • Finale
  • GarageBand
  • Logic

Affiliations

  • THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)

Pronouns

  • She/Her