Bernard J. Taylor is the composer/writer of 15 stage musicals, five full length plays and two short plays. His first musical was Wuthering Heights, based on the classic novel by Emily Brontë. It enjoyed the rare distinction of an endorsement from the Brontë Society and some of the music was recorded and released by Silva Screen Records at the beginning of 1992. Read More
Nicole is Production Liaison, Outreach Director and also maintains the website. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Vocal Music with a minor in Business Administration from the University of Denver Lamont School of Music and also has a Masters in Electronic Commerce Management from Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU). She has studied piano and singing since the age of seven and has participated in many musicals and plays and other musical productions. Her performing credits include the San Antonio Symphony Mastersingers, Lamont Opera Theater, Lamont Jazz Choir, The Ensemble Experience, Colorado Children’s Chorale, Opera Colorado as well as many churches and organizations. Performing credits include: Don Giovanni, La Boheme, Die Meistersinger, Hansel and Gretel, Guys and Dolls, The Pajama Game, Little Mary Sunshine, The Most Happy Fella, Fiddler on the Roof and Brigadoon. In addition to her interest in computers, advertising and marketing, she has also been trained in speech, modeling and acting. Her self-produced album, "Lone Star Lonely" was recorded in Nashville and had two single releases, "Ain’t No Heartache" and "Tied to the Wheel of Runaway Heart" - both were Top Album Cuts in the Gavin Magazine’s Country Chart. Recognizing her success, Nicole received the "Most Promising Female Vocalist of the Year" award from the Entertainer Indie Association.
Nicole is also a voice over artist and has produced several commericals and on-hold messages. For more information see NicoleErwin.com and VoiceOversByNicole.com.
Stewart began working with Bernard in 2012 when he provided the new orchestrations for Pride and Prejudice. He has since provided arrangements and orchestrations for Road to Madnessand Rock n Roll Cafe as well as working on other projects including adapting material for string quartet and revising the pit orchestrations for Wuthering Heights. Stewart graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University with a degree in Contemporary Music and worked as a teacher in schools for 10 years before being appointed as Senior Examiner in Music and member of of the Governing Council for Victoria College of Music, London. Originally a trumpet player and chorister, he has composed and arranged since his high school and has had considerable experience in conducting and writing for the amateur music scene. Since 2012 he has combined this with working as a professional arranger, orchestrator, private teacher and conductor in the UK. He has contributed to the new musical, Transformation.
Karl has a Master’s degree and over 20 years of training in piano performance, composition and theory. His performance credits include 25 years as accompanist for the Capital City Men’s Chorus including over 200 performances in the U.S. and Canada, and is Composer-in-Residence for the CCMC. In addition to his performance background, he is a prolific composer of choral, orchestral and piano works, including pieces commissioned by the Capital City Men’s Chorus as part of the Gala New Works program, Zachary Scott Theater Children’s Theater program, and commercially-released original compositions for piano and chorus. He is also accompanist for various choral programs at Unity Church of the Hills, and has been Music Director, Organist and pianist for several other congregations of faith in the Austin area. His works have been premiered at the last 4 GALA Festivals, an international festival of choruses.He is also an accomplished orchestrator, having provided the harmonization and orchestrations for two of Bernard's musicals, "Liberty: The Siege of the Alamo", and "Road to Madness", and did some of the orchestration for Transformation.
Virgin Encyclopedia of Film and Stage Musicals
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