Program Books/John Samorian (he/him)

John Samorian (he/him)

music director, conductor, and keyboards

John Samorian has been a professional musi­cian for 35 years. (He’s older than he looks!) He has performed with over 20 Broadway pro­ductions and international tours, including A Bronx Tale; the Broadway revivals of Little Shop of Horrors, Sweet Charity with Christina Apple­gate, and Grease; and was the music director of the first national tours of Jersey Boys and The Book of Mormon in Chicago. He has worked with Blood, Sweat, and Tears, as well as with his own groups throughout Europe, Asia, South America, Canada, and across the United States. Samorian has also earned both a BA and a master’s degree in jazz education and per­formance. He has released a CD of original jazz vocals entitled Out On a Limb, available on iTunes. More information can be found at