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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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 2016 Hail, Caesar! (song orchestrator: "No Dames")
 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 II (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 II: Scamp's Adventure (Video) (arranger: songs) / (orchestrator: songs)
  The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series) (song orchestrator - 1 episode, 2000) (supervising orchestrator - 1 episode, 1999) (music arranger - 1 episode, 1997)
- Geppetto (2000) ... (song orchestrator)
- Annie (1999) ... (supervising orchestrator - as Douglas Besterman)
- Cinderella (1997) ... (music arranger: songs)
 2000 The Little Mermaid 2: Return to the Sea (Video) (music arranger: songs and score) / (orchestrator: songs)
 1999 Bartok the Magnificent (Video) (conductor) / (song orchestrator)
 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)
 1995/I 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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Other Works:

: Orchestrations for "Seussical the Musical" musical by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Orange County Performing Arts Center, Costa Mesa, California, USA). See more »

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Douglas Besterman
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Has won Broadway's Best Orchestrations Tony Award three times: twice in collaboration with Ralph Burns, in 1999 for "Fosse" and in 2002 for "Thoroughly Modern Millie;" and once on his own in 2001 for "The Producers, the new Mel Brooks musical." He was nominated for the award in 2000 for "The Music Man." See more »

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