New York music director, educator, orchestrator, arranger & vocal coach.

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April 2019 - June 2019

Music Director & Conductor

The Color Purple - Canadian Premiere

July 2019 - August 2019

#DateMe Off-Broadway

Westside Theatre




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Originally from Canada, Sean is a New York music director active both in New York City & Toronto, with a background in London & the United Kingdom.


In New York City, Sean is an active member of the Broadway music community as a music director, vocal coach, accompanist, arranger/orchestrator & pit musician. Additionally, Sean is a proud Music DIrector Teaching Artist with Disney Theatrical Group, the New York Pops, and New York City Center, as well as Music Director of the Fourth Universalist Society of New York. 


Equally comfortable in the realm of education as in musical theatre, Sean is a sought out educator of musical theatre, vocal, choral & instrumental music in many styles to all ages. His work embraces a diversity and sensitivity to numerous realms of music and leadership.


In 2019, Sean was Music Director and Conductor of the Canadian premiere of THE COLOR PURPLE. Select past work includes time with the UK Tour of DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS, as well as work alongside the authors of the West End musical LOSERVILLE in creation of a one-hour adaptation.

As an orchestrator and arranger, his music has been played for notable figures in leading venues across North America & Europe.


Recent academic engagements include presentation at the Association for Theatre in Higher Education in Las Vegas, and the Musical Theatre Educators' Alliance in New York. Sean's published work can be found in the recent book Reframing The Musical, through Palgrave Macmillan, available now online through Amazon.

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“...the orchestra, led by Sean Mayes, was worth admission of a concert alone...”

The Montreal Gazette



“...[Mayes] inspires with his personality and his musicality...”




"...any school, college, theater or musical venue should be fortunate to to be able to include [Sean] in their staff."

Photo Credit: Ron Glow (@imrglo)



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