Ian LeRoy – Vocal Music Director

 
Meet Ian LeRoy, working his first season with the BSP!

Ian LeRoy – Orwell, Ohio

Ian LeRoy, Music Director for Chicago at the Bigfork Summer PlayhouseWhat role do you play at the BSP?
I’m the Music Director for Chicago.

How long have you been involved in theatre?
I have been involved in theatre for around seven years. In the eighth grade I was talked into joining the high school’s production of “West Side Story” as Baby John– no one that auditioned looked young enough. I loved it and was on stage for every production following that show. I was first asked to music direct a show (Nunsense) at my alma mater two years ago when I was a freshman in college. Since then I have music directed shows at theaters all around northeast Ohio.

How long have you been at Bigfork Summer Playhouse?
This is my first season. Kevin Kern is a professor at the University of Mount Union where I attend. We were working together on the university’s production of “Company” and he told me that Bigfork needed a music director for Chicago and that I should send in my resume.

Ian LeRoy, classical pianist.What is your favorite thing to do in your “off” time while staying in Bigfork?
During my free time I enjoy walking around Flathead Lake and by the river. I also spend my time reading novels and practicing the piano.

What else would you like to add?
In addition to music directing theatre productions, I am a classical pianist and conductor. I recently performed the first movement of Macdowell’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with the Alliance Symphony Orchestra after winning Mount Union’s concerto competition. Huge thanks to my parents, for everything.

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