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BEHIND THE SCENES WITH DAVID MAHOKEY
Music has the power to transport us to another time and place. David Mahokey loves to harness that power with a broad audience of fellow music lovers and passionate musicians alike. Ever since a young age, David Mahokey has found great joy and satisfaction by being involved in the creative music process. Take a look around the site to get to know more about David Mahokey.
The Full Story
Originally from Dunbar, PA, a small town just south of Pittsburgh, David is now a music professional based in Los Angeles. Writing Credits: In Control: The Musical (2011) Mermaid! (2012) Snow White the Musical (2012) Robin Hood (2016), The Butler Convention (2017). Musician Credits: Howl at the Moon New York and LA (2016-2020) Felix and Fingers (2021) The Killer Dueling Pianos (2021) Tramp Stamp Grannies (2020)
Skills & Expertise
June 2011 - March 2014
David collaborated with Greensburg, PA's own Greg Kerestan and Tony Marino to come up with original adaptations of favorite fairy tales. David composed the music to these 3 original musicals: In Control, The Little Mermaid, and Snow White
June 2009-July 2017
David could be seen on the stage and in the pit at numerous Stage Right! Greensburg productions during this time. If he wasn't in the shows as an actor, he was enjoying teaching the students and professionals from the piano.
September 2016 - February 2020
David could be seen performing at Howl at the Moon's all over the USA, with his longest tenure at the Hollywood Location. He was an entertainer, singing, and playing piano, bass, guitar, and drums.
September 2014-May 2016
David earned his Masters in Musical Theater Writing from NYU Tisch. There he collaborated with his many classmates, creating some wonderful pieces of art including his Thesis (an adaptation of Robin Hood set in a high school) with Joshua Ilan Shapiro. He later went on to write an original musical with Josh called The Butler Convention, which once the Pandemic is over will be coming to a theater near you!
David can be seen as the new front man for the hit 90's cover band based in Los Angeles called We are Saved by the Band
"Music is a gestalt. Songs are a life force and they have specific vocabulary to them. You hear a few notes, and they take you into a world of association.