S E A N  M A Y E S

New York based musical director, educator, pianist and organist.

 U P C O M I N G  E V E N T S


April 2019 - June 2019

The Color Purple - Canadian Premiere

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A B O U T   S E A N


Originally from Canada, Sean is a New York based musical director active both in New York City & Toronto, with a background in London & the United Kingdom.

In New York City, Sean is a proud Music DIrector

Teaching Artist with Disney Theatrical Group, the New York Pops, and New York City Center, as well as Music Director of the Fourth Universalist Society of New York.

Equally comfortable in the realm of education as in musical theatre,  Sean is a sought out educator of musical theatre, vocal, choral & instrumental music in many styles to all ages. His work embraces a diversity and sensitivity to numerous realms of music and leadership.

As an orchestrator and arranger, his work has been played for notable figures such as Yoko Ono & Gloria Steinem, and have been heard in concert venues such as Toronto's Roy Thompson Symphony Hall.

Past work includes time with the UK Tour of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, as well as work alongside the authors of the recent West End musical LOSERVILLE in creation of a one-hour adaptation.

Recent academic engagements include presentation at the Association for Theatre in Higher Education, Las Vegas, August 2017, as well as with upcoming publication with Palgrave Macmillan in 2018.

“...the orchestra, led by Sean Mayes, was worth admission of a concert alone...”

The Montreal Gazette

“...[Mayes] inspires with his personality and his musicality...”

"...any school, college, theater or musical venue should be fortunate to to be able to include [Sean] in their staff."

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