Stephen Keeling


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 Premiere February 2023

     A new musical for five actors.

Five people, who are at an impasse in their lives, go on a sailing trip which will change them.

Sea Change

Stephen's work ranges from scores for West End musicals to choral and instrumental music and music for media. He has worked extensively in Europe where his musical theatre work has been award-nominated and critically acclaimed. Stephen was chosen to work with Stephen Sondheim in the 1990 Oxford Masterclass. He is represented by Charles Walker at United Agents London.

Listen to Stephen's musical theatre songs on his SoundCloud channel with recordings by Graham Bickley, Luke Evans, Meredith Braun, Kevin Colson, Summer Rognlie, Norma Atallah, Lewis Rae, Marilyn Cutts, Sue Mathys, Benjamin Froehlich, Lana Green, Alen Hodzovic, Dominic Hodson, John Barr, Jacqui Scott, David Shannon, Lorna Dallas and more!



Premiere 2023

Musicals Showreel


for SATB, Soprano and Tenor Soli


including settings of the Morning and Evening canticles,

Christmas choral music and Requiem

Requiem (excerpt)


Instrumental Music (Sonatas, preludes)

Clarinet Sonata, Trombone Sonata, Violin Sonata, Four Piano Sonatas, The Seasons

Preludes for Piano (excerpt)

Recent  News

The live recording of all of the songs from the superb 2005 production of HEIDI in Switzerland can now be heard on Stephen's SoundCloud Channel performed by the outstanding cast. HEIDI and THE RETURN OF PETER PAN are licensed by Concord Theatricals, Berlin. HEIDI can also be licensed from Concord Theatricals UK.

The Vocal Score of Stephen's REQUIEM  (version 11) is now published online

Stephen has recently composed four

Piano Sonatas. He has also written a Trombone Sonata, Violin Sonata, Fantasy for Cello and Piano and a Clarinet Sonata.

See the Instrumental Music page


Stephen has also composed 15 Preludes for Piano and The Seasons for piano solo



Check out BENJAMIN FROEHLICH Performs Songs by Stephen Keeling, a newly released SoundCloud album with Ben performing nine songs


MADDIE AND US The Story of a Lost Musical is available on Amazon by Shaun McKenna. The extraordinary story of Maddie's journey to the West End Stage. Paperback or Kindle download


Stephen has written a new song cycle with the writer Ian Billings, 'Were You Really There?', an Arts Council commission. 


Stephen and Shaun McKenna have written a new song, 'The Rules', for Meredith Braun's stunning new album 'When Love Is Gone'


Following on from the first reading of the musical SEA CHANGE, songs were recorded at Goldsmiths Music Studios. Check out the online album. The show will premiere in February 2023.


The critically acclaimed MADDIE 20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition London Cast Album is available from Stage Door Records. It comes with a bonus disc of 25 additional tracks, 3 brand new recordings and informative 12 page booklet with a foreword by Kenny Wax.  Read the stunning reviews here. REVIEWS


A new musical set around the filming of Les Enfants du Paradis


Contact Stephen

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Stephen Keeling Music


Stephen is represented by Charles Walker at United Agents 

12-26 Lexington Street, London W1F OLE  Tel 020 3214 0800