Grammy and Emmmy Award-winning musical director, arranger, conductor and composer Paul Bogaev will give an interview and master class for Princeton students on Tuesday, March 10 as part of Professor of Theater Stacy Wolf‘s spring course, “Isn’t It Romantic? The Broadway Musical from Rodgers and Hammerstein to Sondheim.” The course explores the Broadway musical as an artistic genre with unique conventions of aesthetics and form, and as a form of entertainment media that shaped and was shaped by its historical and cultural context. Bogaev’s master class will begin at 1:30 p.m. in Room 219 at 185 Nassau Street and is free and open to the public to observe.
Paul Bogaev is a Grammy and Emmy Award Winning Music Director, Producer, and Arranger whose film credits include the Oscar-Winning CHICAGO, NINE, DREAMGIRLS, ACROSS THE UNIVERSE, MULAN, and THE LION KING. Among his many Broadway credits are AIDA, TARZAN, BOMBAY DREAMS, SUNSET BOULEVARD, LES MISERABLES, and most recently, SPIDER MAN. For television, he was music director of CINDERELLA, ANNIE and SOUTH PACIFIC.
In his Song Performance Master Classes, Mr. Bogaev focuses on song performance, vocal technique and audition material for the shows that are being produced in theatre today. He works with any musical selection, whether that is audition material, callback material or cabaret material. He has also helped Opera Singers crossover into the Contemporary Musical Theater world.