Musical Director | Orchestrator | Songwriter
Thomas F. Arnold
Tom is a Musical Director, Orchestrator and Songwriter based in London. He is a resident Musical Director for The Crazy Coqs Presents.
As a Musical Director, Tom has worked on Musicals, Concerts and Pantomimes. He has particular experience coaching young performers, having worked with Winchester University, National Youth Music Theatre and Big Little Theatre School. Recently, Tom was the Musical Director for Exeter Northcott and Le Navet Bete’s panto, Robin Hood.
As an Orchestrator, Tom frequently provides music for Concerts and Shows. He prides himself on a quick turn-around of music, with immaculately presented sheet music! Recently, Tom orchestrated Big Little Theatre School’s summer show Broadway Showtunes.
Tom wrote the book, music and lyrics for The House of Edgar, a folk musical based on the life and works of Edgar Allan Poe. The show premiered at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2016 to critical acclaim, and was shortlisted for the Brighton Fringe Award.