Michael McElroy

Associate Arts Professor; Associate Chairperson

Michael McElroy is the Founder/Musical Director and Arranger for Broadway Inspirational Voices (BIV) a multi-racial gospel choir comprised of Broadway performers. As an arranger, in 2005 Michael was nominated for a Grammy award for his work on the Broadway Inspirational Voices holiday cd Great Joy! A Gospel Christmas. His arrangements have been performed at Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall, Constitution Hall in Washington D.C., The Crystal Cathedral in Anaheim, California, as well as the Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks show in 2005, 2006 and 2010. Credits as a performer include: Broadway: RENT, The Wild Party, Big River (Tony nomination 2004, Drama Desk nomination), The Who's Tommy, Miss Saigon, Patti LuPone on Broadway, High Roller Social Pleasure Club, HAIR (Encores). New York Philharmonic: Candide. National Tours: Rent, Big River (LA Ovation nomination), SARAFINA. Off-Broadway: Some Men (Second Stage Theater), BLUE (Roundabout), Violet (Playwrights Horizons, Drama Desk Nomination), Thunder Knocking on the Door (Minetta Lane), Richard III (NYSF) Film: Rent Live on Broadway, Romance and Cigarettes, Stonewall. Television: Canterbury Law, Love Monkey, All My Children, Spin City, Michael Jackson Concert, 2002 Grammy's.