Michael Starobin is a well-known orchestrator and arranger working on Broadway and in Hollywood. He has been the orchestrator for some of Broadway's most innovative musicals such as Falsettos, Sunday in the Park with George, Assassins (2004 Tony Award for Best Orchestrations) and Next to Normal (2009 Tony Award for Best Orchestrations). He was the conductor and orchestrator for Disney's animated film The Hunchback of Notre Dame, orchestrated the songs for Tangled and contributed orchestrations to the film versions of Chicago, Nine and Beauty and the Beast (2017).
Michael new symphonic orchestrations for Sondheim on Sondheim were recently heard at the Boston Pops and at the Hollywood Bowl (click for a video.)
RECENT RECORDINGS FEATURING MICHAEL'S WORK:
- Sunday in the Park 2017 (Arts Music)
- Kid Victory (Broadway Records)
- Falsettos - Sh-KBoom Records
- Freaky Friday - Disney
- The Hunchback of Notre Dame - Sh-K-Boom Records
- Have Faith - Mary Testa & Michael Starobin's duo CD
order the CD now from Sh-K-Boom or Barnes & Noble,
or buy as a download from iTunes or Amazon.
Michael's orchestrations will be heard in the upcoming film "Mary Poppins Returns".
This spring he is slated to orchestrate:
"A Walk on the Moon" by Paul Scott Goodman and Pamela Grey
"Dave" by Tom Kitt, Nell Benjamin and Thomas Meehan