Amanda Rafkin

Composer Lyricist

Amanda Rafkin is a Los Angeles-based composer, musical director, and pianist. She is the composer of the new musical The Lightning Howler, formerly titled 300 Bones, which has been in workshop developments in LA since 2016.


Amanda attended the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music on scholarship and performed and competed nationally as a classical pianist before going rogue and veering off into the world of musical theater. Most recently, Amanda was the musical director of The Door To America as part of the She L.A. Summer Theater Festival. She is the host, producer, pianist, and musical director of  "Broadway LA: Unplugged", a recurring cabaret show in Los Angeles.