Brian Taylor is a pianist, conductor, composer, and writer in New York City. He recently played keyboard and rehearsal piano for Jesus Christ Superstar live on NBC, and is currently Associate Music Supervisor of the North American tour of Cats.
As a conductor on Broadway, he has led performances of Cats (2016 revival), An American in Paris, Cinderella, Evita (with Ricky Martin), and Mary Poppins. He played piano in various capacities for those productions, as well as Frozen, Aladdin, Les Misérables, On the Twentieth Century, On the Town, Newsies, A Little Night Music, LoveMusik, The Drowsy Chaperone, and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.
Brian played rehearsal piano for New York City Center's 2016 gala reading of Sunday in the Park with George (with Jake Gyllenhaal), as well as for Encores' I Married an Angel, Call Me Madam, Paint Your Wagon, and Lady Be Good! (with Tommy Tune). He apprenticed as an opera coach at Florida Grand Opera.
He has also music directed and provided arrangements for numerous concerts benefiting such organizations as St. Jude's Hospital and Cherry Grove Community House, at venues such as the Lucille Lortel, York Theatre, New World Stages, and (le) Poisson Rouge. Brian writes about music, and more, via the website cadenza.nyc.