Polina Senderova

Musical Director

Student Information


Pronouns: She/her/hers

Nationality: American

Visa Status: UK work visa application in progress



Instruments: Piano, Violin/Fiddle, Voice, Guitar, Bass, Drums 

Arranging: Yes – Notation using Sibelius/Finale

Technology: Logic Pro X, Ableton Live, MainStage, Final Cut ProQLab

Other Skills:Sight Reading, Transcription, Coaching, Backing Tracks, Basic Production, Teaching piano/violin/voice Journalism Major (writing, editing, video production) 

Languages: Russian (native), Spanish (proficient), Italian (beginner) 

Previous Qualifications: BS Journalism, Northwestern University  

Work Experience:

Music Director, Company, RCS (Joe Douglas)

Assistant Music Director, Violet, RCS (Aaron Lee Lambert)

Arranger and Music Director, X:1969, RCS (Sarah Chew) 

Arranger and Music Director, “Gaga Medley” and “Anti-Love Medley”, RCS – Comercial Concert 2021

Music Director, Addams Family, Bedford Community Theatre, NY 

Music Director, Brigadoon, Little Radical Theatrics, NY 

Music Director, The Who’s Tommy, Northwestern University

Music Director, The Threepenny Opera, Northwestern University


Other Experience:

Keyboardist, Newsies, Feb 2020

Keyboardist, Spring Awakening, Jan 2020

Violinist, ‘Write out Loud and 54 Below, Sep 2019

Singing Pianist, “Billboard Onboard” on Holland America Line cruise ships, 2017 – 19 


Olivia May Younger, 2020

Contact Information


Polina Senderova - Violin


A Stud and A Babe (from I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change) (MD: Polina Senderova, performed by George Gehm and Leah Greenhaus)

Come to My Garden (from The Secret Garden) (MD: Polina Senderova, performed by Anne Yeomans)

The Light in the Piazza (MD: Polina Senderova, performed by Celia O’Brien)

She Loves Me (MD: Polina Senderova, performed by Logan Weir)

Breathe (by Kooman and Dimond) (MD: Polina Senderova, performed by Laura Blair)

Out There (from Hunchback of Notre Dame) (MD: Polina Senderova, performed by Jesse Drwiega)

No One Else (from Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812) (MD: Polina Senderova, performed by Zola Magwood)

Woman (from The Pirate Queen) (MD: Polina Senderova, performed by Ziwi Tian)

Should I Be Sweet (MD: Polina Senderova, performed by Skye MacAusland)

Before He Cheats (MD: Polina Senderova, performed by Caroline Kriesen)