The program’s mission is to recognize, reward and encourage talent and achievement in musical theater among high school students in the greater Charlotte area. The Blumey Awards highlight the importance of musical theater and arts education.

David Dabbon has been the Music Director, Arranger, Orchestrator and Conductor for the Blumey Awards since the beginning in 2012

Check out the amazing talent of these high school students!  I am blown away by them all.

Best Actress Medley 2016 

2016 Blumey Opening Number

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Blumey Awards 2016

"We're on the Air" 

arranged and orchestrated by David Dabbon

"Make 'em Laugh" by Brown/Freed

"Twenty Million People" by Ahrens/Flaherty

Best Actor Medley 2016 

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Blumey Awards 2016

"Don't Be Surprised"

Orchestrated by David Dabbon

Music by David Dabbon

Lyrics by Jill Abramovitz 

The Stuart W. Cramer High School Stagestruck Players performs "BRAND NEW YOU" from Jason Robert Brown's musical "13"

Additional Orchestrations for 17 piece band by David Dabbon

2015 Best Actress Medley for the BLUMEY AWARDS

arranged and orchestrated by David Dabbon