Composer, pianist, director, performer
Playing piano and writing music since childhood, Alby’s career has led him into a wide variety of musical spheres. As a composer, Alby’s CD Dreaming For Real charted number one nationally on independent radio stations, and received international airplay. It was also featured on inflight programming on Delta and Singapore Airlines. Alby’s piano composition Joy, Hope, and Peace appeared on George Winston’s Grammy nominated album Montana-A Love Story. Film credits include Season of Change, Frozen in Fear, and Dance, and Alby’s original ballet music has been featured in the repertory of the Rocky Mountain Ballet Theater and LA’s Lineage Dance Company.
Los Angeles theater credits include musical directing Singin In The Rain (Ovation Award winner) and Miss Saigon (Ovation nomination), Chicago musical directing credits include Into The Woods and Brigadoon (Jeff Award nominations), and Boston area shows include A Christmas Carol, Gentlemen Prefer Blonds, and Music Man. Alby has also played keyboards for national tours of Wicked, Beautiful, Book Of Mormon, West Side Story, White Christmas, Spamalot and many others, as well as numerous LA area productions. Through December 31st you can hear Alby performing in the orchestra for the touring company of Something Rotten at the Ahmanson Theater.
Alby has a Bachelor of Music degree from the Boston Conservatory of Music and a Masters from Northwestern University.