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Nan is currently at work on two musicals, collaborating with lyricist Lorraine Feather.

The first, In The Washis set in 1855 Paris.
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Hear a podcast showcasing complete songs from In The Wash:

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Nan’s second musical, The Grammarians, is based on the book by novelist Cathleen Schine.

Hear the music for three scenes here:

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Nan’s symphonic composition, “Angels Among Us” won 2nd prize in 2019’s American Prize Competition. Learn More >>

Among her recent assignments were:
Orchestrating on the Oscar ®-nominated score to director David Fincher’s film Mank; orchestration/arranging on Pinocchio (2022, directed by Guillermo del Toro); conducting the film score Playing with Fire (Paramount Studios); arrangements for a Burt Bacharach tribute album by singer Trijntje Oosterhuis and the Metropole Orkestra; an acclaimed arrangement of “O Holy Night” for the Christmas album of vocal group Accent; the premiere of Nan’s latest orchestral commission, Tone Poem of Triumph;  a performance of Nan’s orchestral work “Romanza” (1.863 million plays on Spotify!) by the Long Beach Symphony; music & lyrics for “I Tested Positive for the Blues,” recorded by Bernie Dresel’s big band, the BBB; and making her 4th sold-out appearance at Vibrato Jazz Club conducting a 17-piece orchestra + soloists in a live concert of her music.

Coming in 2024:

Teaching and conducting at the Composers Summit Prague, the Hollywood Music Workshop in Baden, Austria and, for the first time, at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California; the release of the debut album of Argentinean vocalist Maria Puga Lareo, which I co-produced and arranged; and more songs for the Spanish market with producer/lyricist Orlando Castro.