MIKE PETTRY is a leading composer and orchestrator for games, film, television, and theatre, whose work has reached over 49 million viewers in 115 countries worldwide.
MUSICAL THEATRE WRITER
MIKE IS A COMPOSER AND LYRICIST whose songs feature rich melodies and clever, insightful lyrics. Since earning an MFA in musical theatre writing from NYU, Mike’s work has been produced in theaters across the US and has received grants from the Jonathan Larson Foundation and the Queen Council on the Arts. He was recommended for the ASCAP Harold Adamson Award by Broadway composer Stephen Schwartz, who called his song Pieces of Them “a home run in every regard.”
In 2015, Mike’s musical The Light Princess was produced at The New Victory Theatre in the heart of Times Squares, and was named a New York Times Critic's Pick.
Listen to Mike’s musical theater work here.
MIKE BRINGS HIS UNIQUE EXPERIENCE of musical theatre writing to video games, film, and television by writing music that is rooted in character, storytelling, and collaboration. Years of experience with music production, performance, and orchestration inform Mike’s music for media. He writes music that is evocative, affecting, and emotional, whether it’s for a rock band or a full orchestra.
Listen to Mike’s music for games, film, and television here.
MIKE’S ORCHESTRATIONS have elevated intimate theatre projects and international television shows alike. His knowledge of traditional and modern instruments alike helps other composers realize the full potential of their music.
Listen to Mike’s orchestrations here.
MIKE HAS PERFORMED in theaters and clubs all over the US, including several Broadway productions. He is a proficient pianist, guitarist, and sight reader. In his home studio, Mike employs a variety of keyboards, stringed instruments, and high-quality plug-ins (EastWest, Kontakt, Omnisphere, and many others) with Logic Pro X to create professional demos, soundtracks, and cast albums.
For musical theatre licensing inquiries, contact Helen Schultz at Abrams Artists Agency:
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