Mason Griffin (he/him/his) is a musical theater accompanist, coach, conductor, and music director. He studied music at LSU with Dr. Pamela Pike, Dr. Jeffrey Perry, and Terry Patrick-Harris. In NYC, he has worked with LaGuardia High School, Amas Musical Theatre, MTCA, Jen Waldman Studio, The New York Film Academy, Applause NY, Broadway Classroom, The West End Lounge, NYU, CCNY, Sing for Your Seniors, and UNIS. As music director, highlight shows include: Naked Boys Singing! (Off-Broadway), RENT, Les Misérables, The Addams Family, Spelling Bee, A Funny Thing...Forum, Little Shop of Horrors, I Love a Piano, and Dreamgirls. He is currently the in-house pianist at Ayada Thai in Chelsea Market. A native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Mason was the guest conductor of Louisiana State University's annual spring musical theater showcase Singo de Mayo for six years. He has had the pleasure of working with industry professionals such as: Taylor Negron, Steve Martin, Edie Brickell, Patti Murin, Baayork Lee, Mrs. Kasha Davis, Andrew Rannells and Laura Osnes. He has performed throughout NYC at 54 Below, The Duplex Cabaret, Theatre Row, The Laurie Beechman, Uncle Charlie's Piano Bar, Haswell Greens, The 13th Street Repertory Theater and The Triad. Mason created the show No Blue Monday, celebrating the life and music of Broadway composer/lyricist Jerry Herman. He is currently working on another Herman show, Open A New Window, featuring his lesser known songs and he will be recording a Herman album in the near future.
Anything Jerry Herman