matthew croft

music director | keyboards | conductor | orchestrator | composer



Upcoming projects, new shows, and exciting occurrences.

A calendar of upcoming performances is HERE.


Motown: The Musical National Tour

I'm very excited to publicly announce that I am the music director/keyboard 1 player for the 2017-2018 national tour of "Motown: The Musical"! Tour dates and more info can be found at


I am thrilled to announce that I have been nominated for Best Music Direction at the 2017 Wilde Awards for my work on "I Love A Piano" at Meadow Brook Theatre! The Wilde Awards celebrate excellence in regional professional theatre in Michigan, and are sponsored by

UPDATE - August 13th

I just completed my run of the new musical "I Am, I Will, I Do" by composer Dan Manjovi at the 2017 New York Musical Festival (NYMF) with three fully-staged performances of the show at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Playwrights Horizons. Thanks to the cast, crew, and my fantastic band for making the show such a success!

Upcoming projects:

- Orchestrations for the Detroit Actors' Theatre Company 2018 Winter Follies
(This will be my second year writing orchestrations for a 7-piece orchestra for this theatre company in Detroit, MI)

- Rental of custom orchestrations to theatres in Denmark, Australia, Illinois, and Florida.

- More big news on the horizon! Stay tuned! 

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