Harold Wheeler
Harold Wheeler
Full Name Harold Wheeler
Gender Male
Date of Birth June 14, 1943
Hair Color Black
Relationships Hattie Winston (wife)
Job Musical Director (1–17)
First Season Season 1
Last Season Season 17
Duration 2005–13

Harold Wheeler (born June 14, 1943) is an orchestrator, composer, conductor, arranger, record producer, and music director. He has received numerous Tony Award and Drama Desk Award nominations for orchestration, and won the 2003 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Orchestrations for Hairspray.

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Dancing with the StarsEdit

Wheeler was the musical director on the ABC Network show, Dancing with the Stars for the shows first 17 seasons. In January 2014, it was announced that former American Idolbandleader Ray Chew would take over as musical director for the show's 18th season.