Rob Berman

Rob Berman
Rob Berman is an Emmy and Grammy Award-winning, New York-based conductor and music director.  For fifteen years he was the music director of Encores!, New York City Center’s acclaimed series of great American musicals in concert, where he conducted over thirty productions, including the recent revival of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Into the Woods, which transferred to a Broadway run and for which he received a Grammy Award as co-producer of the original cast recording.

For nine years, Rob was music director of the Kennedy Center Honors, for which he won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Music Direction.

Other Broadway credits include Steve Martin and Edie Brickell’s Bright Star, Dames At Sea, Tuck Everlasting, Wonderful Town, The Pajama Game, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas and revivals of Finian’s Rainbow, The Apple Tree and Promises, Promises.

Rob’s association with Stephen Sondheim has also included the off-Broadway revivals of Pacific Overtures and Passion at Classic Stage Company directed by John Doyle, as well as the Kennedy Center’s production of Sunday in the Park with George, for which Rob won a Helen Hayes Award for music direction.

Rob has conducted fifteen original cast recordings, including the Encores! productions of Paint Your Wagon, Merrily We Roll Along and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.