Resumé

  • Songwriting

    • Film

      • THE SECRET OF THE WINGS

        • (2012 – with Valerie Vigoda, wrote “We’ll Be There” for the opening sequence, and “The Great Divide” for a crucial story sequence in the middle of the film, as well as the end credits.)
      • TINKER BELL & THE PIXIE HOLLOW GAMES

        • (2011 – with Valerie Vigoda, wrote “Dig Down Deeper” for this TV special. It was sung by Disney TV teen star, Zendaya, who went on to perform it on the build-a-bear float at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Like you do. )
      • TINKER BELL & THE GREAT FAIRY RESCUE

        • (2010 – with Valerie Vigoda, wrote the opening title sequence song, “Summer’s Just Begun,” as well as the lyrics for the closing credits song, “Come Flying With Me.”)
      • TINKER BELL & THE LOST TREASURE

        • (2009 – with Valerie Vigoda, wrote both the opening title sequence song, “If You Believe,” as well as the lyrics for the closing credits song, “Where The Sunbeams Play.”)
    • Theme Park Attractions

      • "Great Moments In History (But Only The American Parts)"

        • a song for Sam the Eagle and the Muppets. Disney World (2016, ongoing) - written with Valerie Vigoda
      • "Happily Ever After at the End"

        • a show opener and closer for the Royal Theatre at Fantasy Faire, Disneyland (opened 2012, ongoing) - written with Valerie Vigoda
      • "Let The Magic Shine"

        • opens and closes MICKEY & THE MAGICIAN at Disneyland Paris (opened 2016, ongoing) - written with Valerie Vigoda
      • "Vive La Vie"

        • featured in the Autumn Parade at Disneyland Paris (seasonal, ongoing, opened 2013) - co-write with Valerie Vigoda, Fabrice Ferrer, Scott Erickson
      • "On This Day"

        • opens and closes the show at Kingdom Fantasy Faire, Disney World (opened 2016, ongoing)
    • Musical Theatre

      • MERCY WATSON GOES FOR A RIDE

        • written in collaboration with Janet Allard. Theatreworks USA. 2016
      • BEAUTIFUL POISON

        • with book by Duane Poole and lyrics by Valerie Vigoda. Commissioned by 5th Avenue Theatre, Seattle, in development with ACT in Seattle and La Jolla Playhouse. 2012-present.
      • ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME

        • book by Joe DiPietro, lyrics by Valerie Vigoda. Wildly successful Off-Broadway run at 2nd Stage in NYC, 2017.
      • SLEEPING BEAUTY WAKES

        • book by Rachel Sheinkin, lyrics by Valerie Vigoda. 2007: Deaf West/CTG; 2011: McCarter Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse.
      • MIDSUMMER NIGHT

        • with book, lyrics and music by myself, Shakespeare, and Valerie Vigoda. Dir. Janet Roston, in development. Workshops in LA (2012), University of Texas-Austin (2014), and Tennesee Shakespeare Company (2015). Adapted from a production of the original play with our songs as directed by Tina Landau - McCarter Theatre, 2006.
      • THE BEHAVIOR OF BROADUS

        • music by Brendan & Matt Almos, book & lyrics by the Burglars of Hamm, commissioned by Center Theatre Group, workshop performances 2011. Sacred Fools, LA, 2014. Capital Stage, Sacramento, 2015. Ovation Award, Lyrics/Composition of a World Premiere Musical. Stage Raw Los Angeles Theatre awards: Musical of the Year, Original Music. LA Drama Critics Circle award: Musical Score. “Best of 2014″ (Bitter Lemons) “Best of 2014″ (KCRW) “25 Highlights of LA Theatre in 2014″ (LA Observed) “Sage Award” for Musical Score (ArtsinLA) “2014 – Best LA Theatre Writing” (Jon Magaril of Slant Magazine) “Critic’s Pick” (LA Times) “Go!” (LA Weekly) “Pick of the Week” (Stageraw)
      • LONG STORY SHORT

        • book and lyrics by Valerie Vigoda, book and music by me, based on AN INFINITE ACHE by David Schulner. Pittsburgh City Theatre & Theatreworks of Silicon Valley, 2008. San Diego Rep, 2009. Prospect Theatre Company/59E59, NYC, 2015.
      • WHEELHOUSE

        • book, music and lyrics by me, Valerie Vigoda and Gene Lewin. Theatreworks of Silicon Valley, 2012.
      • WATT?!?

        • book and lyrics by David Javerbaum, music by me. Developed at Barrington Stage, 2007 & 2008. Produced at Village Theatre, Issaquah, WA. 2013.
      • TOY STORY: THE MUSICAL

        • book by Mindi Dickstein, music and lyrics by me and Valerie Vigoda. Ran on Disney Cruise lines from 2008-2016.
      • STRIKING 12

        • w/ Rachel Sheinkin & GrooveLily, regional 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, Off-Broadway 2006, licensed productions 2007-present.
    • Pop

      • wrote or co-wrote songs, produced or co-produced albums for GrooveLily and/or The Valerie Vigoda Band, my main endeavor from 1995-2013. We sold 15,000 albums and drove all over the US and Canada and wore out a minivan, an RV, and a Chevy Express van. Hundreds of gigs, vast amounts of gas, oil changes, and auto repair.
      • Did I mention I'm making a song a week?
  • Producing/Orchestrating/Music Supervision

    • CITY STOMP

      • New York Music for New York Families - I produced, arranged, played keys, drums, banjo, sing backups on four albums of music for preschool children. (2009-2013) http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/kevinmaccallum4
    • JENNY GIERING - LOOK FOR ME

    • FAR - WATER & SOLUTIONS

      • String arranging. (1997)
    • LEARNING TOWN

    • THE BEHAVIOR OF BROADUS

      • orchestration (also co-composer) (2011, 2014)
  • Teaching

    • Ableton Live as a Live Looping tool

      • I have designed live looping rigs for electric violinists following the success of my long-time partner and collaborator, Val Vigoda. Depending on the client, I have done any and all of the following:
        • writing looping arrangements
        • program midi foot pedals (especially the FAMC Music Liquid Foot)
        • program Ableton Live
        • set up effect switching systems
        • prepare timed midi signals to trigger projections
        • hand-holding through the craziness and delight of a complicated midi looping rig
      • Clients:
    • Keyboard and Vocal instruction

      • School of Rock West Seattle (October 2017-present)
  • Software proficiency

    • Logic Pro, ProTools, Ableton Live;
    • Final Cut Pro X, Apple Motion, Adobe Premiere;
    • Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Affinity Photo;
    • Finale, Sibelius, music xml translation
    • hand-coding websites, troubleshooting wordpress plugins, css, etc;
    • I'm a dyed-in-the-wool geek, I pick stuff up pretty quick.
  • Collaborating

    • is what I do best.
  • Education

    • MFA, Musical Theatre Writing, NYU - 1995
    • BA, Music for the Theatre, Pomona - 1993