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Doug Besterman


Doug Besterman is known for his work on Chicago (2002), Mulan (1998) and Captain America: The First Avenger (2011). See full bio »
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Known For

Chicago
Chicago Music Department
(2002)
Mulan
Mulan Music Department
(1998)
Captain America: The First Avenger
(2011)
Anastasia
Anastasia Music Department
(1997)

Filmography

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 2015 The 87th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (arranger)
 2013 The Sound of Music Live! (TV Movie) (music producer) / (orchestrator)
 2013/I Frozen (additional song orchestrator)
 2013 The 85th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (arranger)
 2012 Smash (TV Series) (orchestrator - 12 episodes)
- Bombshell (2012) ... (orchestrator - uncredited)
- Previews (2012) ... (orchestrator - uncredited)
- Tech (2012) ... (orchestrator - uncredited)
- Publicity (2012) ... (orchestrator - uncredited)
- The Movie Star (2012) ... (orchestrator - uncredited)
 2011 Captain America: The First Avenger (orchestrator: "Star Spangled Man") / (song arranger: "Star Spangled Man")
 2011 The 65th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (orchestrator)
 2011 Winnie the Pooh (conductor: songs) / (music arranger: songs) / (music producer: songs) / (orchestrator: songs)
 2009 Nine (orchestrator)
 2007 Scrubs (TV Series) (music arranger - 1 episode)
- My Musical (2007) ... (music arranger: "Welcome to Sacred Heart" and "Everything Comes Down to Poo" - uncredited)
 2005 The Producers (music producer) / (orchestrator)
 2005 Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch (Video) (music arranger: songs)
 2004 Mulan 2 (Video) (music arranger: songs)
 2004 Home on the Range (additional orchestrator - as Douglas Besterman)
 2003 Piglet's Big Movie (music arranger: songs)
 2002 Chicago (conductor: additional song) / (music adaptor: score) / (orchestrator)
 2001 Great Performances (TV Series) (orchestrator - 1 episode)
 2001 Great Performances: Dance in America (TV Series) (orchestrator - 1 episode)
- From Broadway: Fosse (2001) ... (orchestrator - as Douglas Besterman)
 2001 South Pacific (TV Movie) (song orchestrator)
 2001 Lady and the Tramp 2: Scamp's Adventure (Video) (arranger: songs) / (orchestrator: songs)
 2000 The Little Mermaid 2: Return to the Sea (Video) (music arranger: songs and score) / (orchestrator: songs)
 2000 Geppetto (TV Movie) (song orchestrator)
 1999 Bartok the Magnificent (Video) (conductor) / (song orchestrator)
 1999 Annie (TV Movie) (supervising orchestrator - as Douglas Besterman)
 1999 Superstar (orchestrator - as Douglas Besterman)
 1998 Mulan (additional score orchestrator - as Douglas Besterman) / (music arranger: songs - as Douglas Besterman) / (orchestrator: songs - as Douglas Besterman)
 1997 Anastasia (conductor: songs - as Douglas Besterman) / (orchestrator: score and songs - as Douglas Besterman)
 1997 Cinderella (TV Movie) (music arranger: songs)
 1995 Pocahontas (additional score orchestrator - as Douglas Besterman)
 1994 The 48th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (orchestrator - as Douglas Besterman)
 1992 Lincoln (TV Movie) (music adapted by - as Douglas Besterman) / (orchestrator)
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He and Ralph Burns were music directors for the musical, "Fosse: A Celebration in Song and Dance," on Broadway in New York City with Valarie Pettiford and Santo Loquasto in the cast. Richard Maltby Jr., Chet Walker and Ann Reinking were developers. Andrew Bridge was lighting and costume designer. Desmond Richardson and Scott ... See more »

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Douglas Besterman
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Ralph Burns and he nominated for a 1999 Antoinette Perry (Tony) Award for Best Orchestration for "Fosse" on Broadway in New York City. See more »

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