Or Matias is an Obie award-winning composer, lyricist, orchestrator, and music director based in NYC. Or has worked extensively with Josh Groban, The Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Ingrid Michaelson, Phillipa Soo, Dave Malloy, Rachael Yamagata, Rachel Chavkin, tap dancer Andrew Nemr, and countless others. Or was the music director and conductor for the hit Broadway musical Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812, which was nominated for 12 Tony awards. Other select music director and music supervisor credits include: Octet at the Signature Theater (NYT Critic’s Pick; Obie Award), for which he also produced the cast album (released by Nonesuch Records and Warner Music Group); First Daughter Suite at the Public Theater (NYT Critic’s Pick); Preludes at Lincoln Center, in which he also co-starred as Sergei Rachmaninoff (Lortel Award nomination); and Moby Dick at A.R.T. (Elliot Norton Award nomination). Or’s original musical, The Wave, received its world premiere at the prestigious Landestheater Linz in 2020, and won top prizes at the 2021 Germany Tony Awards, including ‘Best Musical’, ‘Best Score’, and ‘Best Book’. Or was a member of the 2020 New Dramatists Composer-Librettist Studio and the 2019 Composer-in-Residence at the venerated SPACE on Ryder Farm. He holds a BM from The Juilliard School and an MFA from NYU. Or is a Yamaha Artist.