Music Box Theatre
Opened December 4, 2016

Dear Evan Hansen Orchestra

Ben Cohn
Conductor/Keyboard 1
Jon Balcourt
Keyboard 2/Associate Conductor
jake goldbas
Tim Basom
Dillon Kondor

Rob Jost
Justin Smith
Todd Low
Adele Stein

Dear Evan Hansen Bios

Ben Cohn

Conductor / Keyboard 1

Ben is currently the music director for DEAR EVAN HANSEN on Broadway. He is also Clay Aiken's music director. Most recently, he was the assistant conductor and pianist for WICKED. Other Broadway credits include: 26TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE, THE WOMAN IN WHITE, IN MY LIFE, and WONDERFUL TOWN. He has also served on the music departments during the developmental stages of many shows including THE BOOK OF MORMON, 9 TO 5, FINDING NEVERLAND, and the upcoming ANASTASIA. Ben is the music director and arranger for several artists including Alfio, Stephanie J. Block Michael Ball and Alfie Boe, for several theme park live shows including Busch Gardens and Disney World, and for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Ben also works as a songwriter and composer and has several published choral pieces. Ben lives in NYC with his husband Sean and their son Allister.