At a glance
Let’s play favorites!
TV Show: Schitt's Creek.
Musical Artist: This changes weekly, but some that have withstood the test of time include Jacob Collier, Mariah Carey and Stevie Wonder.
Musical: Sweeney Todd. Also, I have always loved Little Shop of Horrors.
Food: Fried Calamari.
Thing to wear: My favorite part of any outfit I wear is probably a watch. Want to splurge on a gift for me? Get me a cool watch.
Place I’ve been: Norway. It’s so serene and beautiful.
The long version
Dave Klodowski is a New York-based music director, pianist, singer, and vocal coach.
He played piano for the 2018 Off-Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof directed by Joel Grey at the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene and Stage 42. He served on the music team for the Broadway touring productions of Kinky Boots, Escape to Margaritaville, Elf the Musical and A Charlie Brown Christmas. Dave music directed the world premiere of Ragtag Theatre's Hansel and Gretel at Barrington Stage Company as well as collegiate productions of The Last Five Years at Columbia and Godspell at Fordham University. He is a staff pianist for BroadwayEvolved, a summer intensive created by Betsy Wolfe and Cynthia Rose.
As a singer, Dave worked on cruise ships from 2015-2017. He fronted a Billy Joel-style piano show, among others on Seabourn Cruise Line and headlined guest entertainer shows with The Cat’s Pajamas Vocal Band on Disney, Norwegian, Oceania and Royal Caribbean ships. He is co-founder and baritone of a cappella recording group, zephyr. His “Evolution of Xtina” medley with Peter Yang was nominated for a Contemporary A Cappella Recording Award (CARA) in 2019.
Dave holds a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from Ithaca College where he performed in the Ithaca College Choir, mainstage operas, and nationally-acclaimed male identifying a cappella group, Ithacappella. In his senior year, he was selected to study at OperaWorks in Los Angeles. With an extensive knowledge of vocal pedagogy, he teaches private voice lessons and coachings. Instagram: @daveklodowski
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