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Watch The Trailer For Freedom's Song: Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War

March 29, 2015

By Frank Wildhorn, Gregory Boyd and Jack Murphy
Adapted by Richard Hellesen and Mark Ramont
Orchestrations and Music Supervision by Kim Scharnberg
March 18 - May 20, 2015

Inspired by the letters of those who lived through the Civil War, Freedom’s Song captures the tragic losses and the hopes of a nation during the American Civil War.

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Featuring the words of President Abraham Lincoln intermixed with the stories from the people who lived through the war, this new musical is part of Ford’s 150 commemorating the 150th Anniversary of Lincoln’s Assassination. With orchestrations and musical supervision by Kim, the show opens March 18th and Runs through May 20th.

Visit the Ford's Theatre website and their Facebook Page to learn more.


Upcoming Events


Maury Yeston's Phantom
(Seoul, South Korea)
Apr 28 - Jul 26
Kim is writing new orchestrations for the South Korean production of Maury Yeston's Phantom. Directed by Robert Johanson, the show will take place at Chungmu Art Hall Theatre in Seoul, South Korea.



Pageant Of The Masters
(Laguna Beach, CA)
Laguna Beach's Festival of Arts presents the world-renowned stage show The Pageant Of The Masters, which will be performed nightly from July 8 to August 31.



About Kim

Kim Scharnberg

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To say that Kim Scharnberg grew up in a diverse musical environment would be an understatement. Connecticut-based Scharnberg has evolved from a young music student growing up in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to an acclaimed producer, arranger, composer and conductor who has worked with such luminaries of the stage as Linda Eder and Julie Andrews to name only a few. His vast experience ranges from conducting major international orchestras to producing highly-commercial recording artists.

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