David Truskinoff

Music Director

David Truskinoff served as the Music Director/Conductor for the Broadway productions of RENT and HAIR. As an educator he has taught at the Yale School of Drama and NYU.


A sampling of some songs/recordings either performed, written, or arranged by David


all material © 2014


Music and Lyrics (and piano): David Truskinoff

Vocals: Michelle Dawson, Gary Lynch

Rachel Bay Jones sings in a live recording from Joe's Pub in New York City

Music and Lyrics: Stepen Sondheim (from Into The Woods)

Arrangement/Orchestration: David Truskinoff

With: Bobby Baxmeyer, Dan Weiss (acoustic guitars), Sam Bardfeld (fiddle), Peter Calo (mandolin), Ritt Henn (bass)

Recorded for CAROLS FOR A CURE - BROADWAY'S GREATEST GIFTS (Label: Rock-It Science)

Arrangement: David Truskinoff (on a theme of Jonathan Larson)

Vocals: Nicole Lewis, Ava Gaudet, Kyle Post, John Korba

With: Steve Gelfand (bass), John Korba (keyboard), Bobby Baxmeyer (acoustic guitar), Jeff Potter (drums/perc.)

Performed live at the BROADWAY EASTER BONNET (Minskoff Theatre)

Music and Lyrics: Jonathan Larson

Arrangement: David Truskinoff, Tim Weil, Michael McElroy

Vocals: the final Broadway company of RENT and Anthony Rapp

Piano: David Truskinoff

A "mash-up" of three different companies of RENT performing live (three different years), Seasons of Love: Broadway (2006), Broadway Tour starring Anthony Rapp and Adam Pascal (2010), and Montreal (2004)

Performers/Musicians: Way too many to list

Soloists: Lulu Hughes (Montreal), Frenchie Davis, Marcus Paul James (Broadway), Shelly Thomas, John Watson (Bway Tour)

Conductor/Pianist (all three companies): David Truskinoff