At a glance
Let’s play favorites!
TV Show: At the moment, Hacks
Musical Artist: There are many, but the ones I always come back to are Mariah Carey, Stevie Wonder and Vulfpeck
Musical: It has to be a tie between Little Shop of Horrors and Sweeney Todd
Food: Fried calamari
Color: Aqua blue
Ice cream: Chocolate peanut butter
Place I’ve been: Norway. It’s so serene and beautiful
The long version
Dave Klodowski (he/him) is a New York based music director, pianist, vocal coach, arranger, copyist, singer and songwriter.
Dave played piano for the 2018 Off-Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof directed by Joel Grey at the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene/Stage 42. He served on the music teams for the Broadway touring productions of Kinky Boots, Escape to Margaritaville, Elf the Musical and A Charlie Brown Christmas. Dave music directed the world premiere of Ragtag Theatre's Hansel and Gretel at Barrington Stage Company as well as collegiate productions of The Last Five Years at Columbia and Godspell at Fordham University. In recent years, he has been involved in the development of various new musicals, one of them being Hood at Asolo Repertory Theatre.
As a singer, Dave worked on cruise ships from 2015-2017. He fronted a Billy Joel-style piano show on Seabourn Cruise Line and headlined guest entertainer shows with The Cat’s Pajamas Vocal Band on Disney, Norwegian, Oceania and Royal Caribbean ships. Dave co-founded and sings baritone in zephyr vocal band, a 6-person a cappella group creating online content. In 2021, he released an original children's pop album under the name "Davey K" called Things to Know, co-produced with Peter Yang.
Dave holds a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from Ithaca College where he sang in the Ithaca College Choir, mainstage operas, and male a cappella group, Ithacappella. In his senior year, he was selected to study at OperaWorks in Los Angeles. With an extensive knowledge of vocal pedagogy, he teaches private voice lessons and coachings. Dave is also a church musician and subs around New York City as an organist and cantor. Instagram: @daveklodowski
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