Reviews and Interviews

Hamilton's Secret Weapon

There are, no doubt, many devoted fans who’ve hummed along with Hamilton enough to boast that they know every line in every song. But chances are that they’ll never have to prove it.

Steinhardt assistant professor Ana Flavia Zuim, however, has found herself in the unusual position of having to do that and more—not in some stage fright– inducing nightmare, but for her actual job as one of the show’s rehearsal pianists. (for entire article click on the link below)

Rio Uphill

Ana Flavia Zuim music directs reading of new musical featuring Pamela Agaloos, Mariana Bravo and more.

The American Prize

Conducting, Musical Theatre Division 2019-20

Ana Flavia Zuim, 3rd Place - NYU Steinhardt School - New York NY                
Anything Goes

Talkin’ Broadway

“A live, nine-piece orchestra plays the score very well, from ballet music to rousing songs like "Merry Christmas, Maggie Thatcher.”


Music Director Ana Flavia Zuim conducts the seven-person offstage orchestra with confidence and aplomb.”



Original APPLAUSE Cast Members Len Cariou, Penny Fuller, Lee Roy Reams and More Perform For Charles Strouse's Birthday

Maltz’s Reimagined Billy Elliot Flies Like The Spirit Of Its Hero

Musical director Ana Flavia Zuim expertly molded the vocal performances and led the nine-piece band capable of delivering a folk song or a bright brassy showtune.

Carbonell Awards Announce Full List of Nominations for the 2015 Season

Ana Flavia Zuim, Billy Elliot, Maltz Jupiter Theatre



Ana Flavia Zuim conducts NYU's Broadway Orchestra

There are so many programs in the city dedicated to people that want to be on the stage but this is the first of its kind for folks that want to pursue careers as broadway orchestra musicians and these guys are leaders in the century in term of music and they created this program and it is for NYU students.

Broadway Tornado Swept Through National Taiwan Normal University

The director of New York University’s Vocal Performance Program Zuim was  the perfect curtain call 5 consecutive days, 1 forum, 4 open master class lectures, 5 workshops, 200 students enrolled outside the school, total attendance of more than 600 people, director of Dr. Ana Flavia Zuim who came to the National Taiwan Normal University from New York University, The Steinhardt School Vocal Performance Program (NYU) brings to the students and people from all walks of life both inside and outside school, who love Broadway musicals, an unforgettable international academic exchange feast...



Jul 9, 2009 ... Musical director and keyboardist Ana Flavia Zuim does a first-rate job rendering Sondheim's intricate rhythms,


Washington Square News

Thespians Use Democracy to Solve Dickens’ “Mystery of Edwin Drood”

In a rousing cross between Hamlet and a choose-your-own-adventure novel, the NYU Steinhairdt Vocal Performance Department brought energy and hilarity to their production of "The Mystery of Edwin Drood." 

Interviewed by Mr. Zieg, in Sao Paulo, Brazil