Sariva Goetz is a music director, conductor, pianist, arranger, orchestrator, and educator and has worked on numerous Broadway shows including 10 years as the assistant conductor and keyboardist for the original Broadway production of Les Misérables. Other Broadway credits include Aladdin, Sister Act, Mamma Mia, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Miss Saigon, Guys & Dolls, City of Angels, The Secret Garden, Once on This Island, Starlight Express, Romance/Romance, and the first revival of Sweeney Todd.
Off-Broadway and regional credits include Splendora, The Jerusalem Syndrome, Empire the Musical, and two productions of Really Rosie, one directed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge and the other by author Maurice Sendak, for which she also wrote incidental music. Sariva has worked at major venues across the country including the Cleveland Playhouse, Cape Playhouse, Cincinnati Playhouse, Baltimore Center Stage, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Goodspeed Opera House, Bucks County Playhouse, and La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and has served as pianist for many Broadway pops concerts, most notably with the Long Island Philharmonic.
She has coached hundreds of musical theatre performers for auditions, shows, and cabaret and is currently on the musical theatre faculty at Emerson College in Boston. Sariva holds a Master of Arts from New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study and a Bachelor of Music from the University of Arizona.