Pit Orchestra Experience

John has extensive experience playing in pit orchestras and other conductor-led environments. He has excellent reading skills on both bass and guitar and is able to double on mandolin, ukulele, banjo and other fretted stringed instruments.

Theater Productions – Professional

Falsettos – Charlotte Repertory Theater, Charlotte, NC, 1993 (Winner of Creative Loafing Show of the Year 1993)
The Rocky Horror Picture Show – Spirit Square, Charlotte, NC, 1994
Ain’t Misbehavin’ –┬áThe Blowing Rock Stage Company, Blowing Rock, NC, 1988
Stardust – The Blowing Rock Stage Company, Blowing Rock, NC
Baby – The Blowing Rock Stage Company, Blowing Rock, NC
Godspell –┬áThe Blowing Rock Stage Company, Blowing Rock, NC
Raney – The Blowing Rock Stage Company, Blowing Rock, NC
Starting Here, Starting Now – The Blowing Rock Stage Company, Blowing Rock, NC
The Wiz – The Blowing Rock Stage Company, Blowing Rock, NC

Theater Productions – Other

John has been hired to play in the pit for numerous community and school productions. Some of the shows he has played are listed below:

In the Heights
King David Oratorio
Guys and Dolls
South Pacific
Oklahoma
Seussical
Bye, Bye, Birdie
Annie
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
The Music Man
Pajama Game
Once Upon a Mattress
Show Boat
You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown
Butterflies Are Free
Big River
Pippin’
Fiddler On the Roof