Macy Schmidt is a Forbes 30 Under 30 Orchestrator, Music Director, Entrepreneur & Executive Producer. A first-generation Egyptian-American, Macy was recently honored on the Class of 2022 Forbes 30 Under 30 List in Music for her work as the Founder/CEO of The Broadway Sinfonietta, the acclaimed all women and majority women-of-color orchestra which has been featured by outlets such as NBC, CBS, Rolling Stone, Billboard, BuzzFeed, The NY Times, The Washington Post, Elle, TeenVogue, and more. Macy has quickly risen to the top of her field as an artist, a businesswoman, and an advocate for women in entertainment. Since then, her work has expanded into executive producing for TV/Media, creative music direction for pop & Broadway stars, speaking engagements, and more.
Also named a 2021 “Woman to Watch on Broadway” by the Broadway Women’s Fund, Macy has worked on the Broadway production of TINA: The Tina Turner Musical and the upcoming Disney revival of Aida, as the Music Supervisor for the musical adaptation of Chelsea Clinton’s children’s book SHE PERSISTED at Atlantic Theatre Company, as well as orchestrated original works by Tony Award-winning composers Tom Kitt and Jeanine Tesori. She also served as the Orchestrator for the infamous Ratatouille: The TiKTok Musical (dir. Lucy Moss), for which her work was praised by The New York Times for its likeness to a “classic Disney Act I finale in the brassy manner of Alan Menken.” She is represented by CAA.