Associate Professor of Musical Theatre
MICHAEL RAFTER has served as music director/arranger for Sutton Foster: New York Pops, Live From Lincoln Center, and over 100 concerts world-wide. He has been the music director/ conductor and/or supervisor for Broadway: Violet, Everyday Rapture, Sweet Charity, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Swing!, The Sound of Music, The King and I, The Most Happy Fella, Gypsy. He was the associate supervisor for Jersey Boys. For Film and TV: CODA, Annette, Marriage Story, Music and Lyrics, Did You Hear About the Morgans?, Gypsy starring Bette Midler (Emmy for Music Direction). Michael will next be the music director/supervisor for the upcoming broadway revival of Funny Girl in 2022. He is the proud father of Siena Rafter (Brown ’20).