The Kennedy Center

Kay Cameron


Kay Cameron is Music Director for Musical Theater at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. She has conducted over 75 musicals and operettas, 10 operas and created orchestrations and/or arrangements for 20 other productions. Ms. Cameron is honored to have worked with composers Cy Coleman, Jerry Herman and Maury Yeston plus numerous talented artists, including Rudolf Nureyev and Butterfly McQueen. Her score for A Christmas Carol was performed Off-Broadway and her arrangements and orchestrations can be heard on the PBS Great Performances presentations of Show Boat and The New Moon. She was vocal arranger and music director for the Broadway production of State Fair, starring John Davidson and conducted the national tour of The Will Rogers Follies starring Keith Carradine, Mac Davis and Larry Gatlin. Her work with Cy Coleman includes a concert at the Kennedy Center honoring The American Broadway Composer, featuring Mr. Coleman at the piano and the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra conducted by Ms. Cameron. Most recently, she was music supervisor for the Sondheim Celebration at the Kennedy Center.