Mason Griffin Biography

 
Bio:
Mason Griffin is a musical theater accompanist, coach, conductor, and music director. In New York, he has worked at LaGuardia High School, Amas Musical Theatre, MTCA, Jen Waldman Studio, The New York Film Academy, Applause NY, Broadway Classroom, The West End Lounge, NYU, the City College of New ... (read more)
 

Bio:
Mason Griffin is a musical theater accompanist, coach, conductor, and music director. In New York, he has worked at LaGuardia High School, Amas Musical Theatre, MTCA, Jen Waldman Studio, The New York Film Academy, Applause NY, Broadway Classroom, The West End Lounge, NYU, the City College of New ... (read more)

Mason Griffin is a musical theater accompanist, coach, conductor, and music director. In New York, he has worked at LaGuardia High School, Amas Musical Theatre, MTCA, Jen Waldman Studio, The New York Film Academy, Applause NY, Broadway Classroom, The West End Lounge, NYU, the City College of New York, Sing for Your Seniors, and The United Nations International School. He is the music director of the current Off-Broadway production of Naked Boys Singing. As music director, highlight shows include: RENT, Les Miserables, The Addams Family, Spelling Bee, A Funny Thing...Forum, Little Shop of Horrors, I Love a Piano, and Dreamgirls. A native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Mason was the guest conductor of Louisiana State University's annual spring musical theater showcase Singo de Mayo for six years. He has had the pleasure of working with industry professionals such as: Taylor Negron, Steve Martin, Edie Brickell, Patti Murin, Andrew Rannells and Laura Osnes. He has been the music director for shows at 54 Below, The Duplex Cabaret, Theatre Row, The Laurie Beechman, Uncle Charlie's Piano Bar, The 13th Street Repertory Theater and The Triad. Mason created the show No Blue Monday, celebrating the life and music of Broadway composer/lyricist Jerry Herman. This show has been performed in historic cabaret venues, posh UES women’s clubs, and even living rooms. Outside of the musical theater, Mason is a dedicatee and avid researcher of the avant-garde composer John Cage. His main interest lies in Cage’s prepared and unprepared piano works from 1935-1955.