Michael Kaish is a music director, accompanist, and orchestrator, and he is currently the associate conductor of the national tour of Jersey Boys. In 2018, he made his Broadway debut working on Summer: The Donna Summer Musical.  He is currently based in New York, but has spent the majority of his career in Chicago, where his credits include  Company (Writers Theatre), (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre), Tarzan ​(Nightblue Productions), Sweeney Todd (Porchlight Music Theatre), The Addams Family, (Mercury Theater), and The Jungle Book  (Goodman Theatre).  Regional credits include Summer: The Donna Summer Musical (La Jolla Playhouse), Almost Heaven: Songs of John Denver (Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre), West Side Story, Oklahoma!, The Addams Family (Thunder Bay Theatre), and additional orchestrations for Into the Woods (Oregon Shakespeare Festival).  As a teaching artist, he is on faculty for the NHSI Musical Theatre "Cherubs" program, and has worked as a guest artist at Columbia College Chicago and the Chicago Academy of the Arts. 

Michael Kaish

Music Director, Accompanist, Orchestrator

Michael is available for:


  • Music Direction opportunities
  • Coachings
  • Transcriptions
  • Arrangements
  • Playing piano at parties and other events


Fill out the form to the right to contact, or send an email to michaelkaish@gmail.com.