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Samples of Derek Williams' work as Arranger, Orchestrator, Composer, Conductor, Musician, Producer

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Performance | Recordings | Dance | Film | Television


Credit Abbreviation Key

Composer

Composer

Arranger

Arranger

Associate Composer

Composer
(Additional Music)

Orchestrator

Orchestrator

Musician

Musician

Score programmer

Score Programmer

Conductor

Conductor

Producer

Producer

Musician

Musical Director

Recording Engineer

Recording Engineer

Chorus Master

Chorus Master

   

In other people's words...

“I am still amazed each time I think of how you and those working with you whipped together the orchestra for the performances of 'Aloha'. The outcome was really super, and I look forward to working with you in the future."

Eaton Magoon Jr
Hawaiian Records, Honolulu USA

 

 


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Wilde

Wilde

New opera 2006-2010
Demos - recorded at The University of Edinburgh by friends and students
Orchestral samples by Vienna Symphonic Library

Composer Orchestrator Conductor Producer

Audio Clips

 

Faust

Faust

Edinburgh Grand Opera
Edinburgh Festival Theatre, March 2008
Répétiteur, Offstage Conductor
Client: Edinburgh Grand Opera

Musician Chorus Master

 

Opera Shorts

Opera Shorts

Edinburgh Fringe Festival, 2008
The University of Edinburgh
Répétiteur, Sound Recordist

Musician Recording Engineer

 

 

Salad Days

Salad Days

Edinburgh University Savoy Opera
Pleasance Theatre, November 2007
Client: EUSOG

Musical Director Chorus Master

 

Caroline O’Connor

Tribute to Garland

Showgirl Within - September 2010
Night Of 1000 Voices - May 2007
Tribute To Garland - January 2006
Venues: Sydney Opera House, Taronga Park,
Royal Albert Hall, Garrick Theatre, London
Client: Caroline O'Connor

Arranger Orchestrator Musician

Audio Clips

Almost Like Being In Love

The Last Empress

The Last Empress

Festival Recording Studios, 1997
Client: Peter Casey

Score Programmer

 

 

Leopard’s Leap (A Little Life Like This)

Leopards Leap

New York and Capetown, 1997
Production Musical Advisor
Client: Eaton Magoon Jr

Arranger Orchestrator Score Programmer Musician Recording Engineer

Audio Clips

Which Way The Wind

 

Lulu - The Musical

Lulu

New Theatre, 1996
Client: Crook & Carroll Partnership

Musical Director Arranger Orchestrator Score Programmer

 

 

Cats

Cats

The Really Useful Theatre Company
Her Majesty's Theatre, 1995-96
Sydney Theatre Royal, 1986-88

Musician

 

 

Phantom of the Opera

The Phantom of the Opera

Cameron Mackintosh Ltd
Sydney Theatre Royal, 1995

Musician

 

 

Jekyll & Hyde

Jekyll & Hyde

New opera 1993-

Composer Orchestrator Conductor Producer

Audio Clips

Demo Scene

 

Nunsense

Faust

Glen Street Theatre, March 1991
Répétiteur, Keyboards
Client: Mike Wade

Musician

 

 

Sydney Cantata

Faust

The Story of Sydney 1990
Client: David King

Orchestrator Producer

Audio Clips

Sydney Cantata

 

Thirteen Daughters

Thirteen Daughters

Hawaii Theater, Honolulu, 1989
Cast Album Production Advisor
Client: Eaton Magoon Jr

Producer Orchestrator Recording Engineer

 

 

Cinderella

Cinderella

Peter & Ellen Williams Productions
Philip Street Theatre, 1986

Musical Director Chorus Master Musician

 

 

Aloha

Aloha

Hamilton Operatic Society
His Majesty's Theatre (Auckland), 1985
Founders Theatre (Hamilton), 1981
Client: Eaton Magoon Jr, Sir Robert Helpmann

Musical Director Conductor Orchestrator Arranger

Audio Clips

Oklahoma

Oklahoma

Rotorua Operatic Society
Civic Theatre, 1983

Musical Director

 

 

Godspell

Godspell

Rotorua Operatic Society
Civic Theatre, 1980

Musical Director

 

 

Earthfire

Earthfire

Rotorua City Council
Civic Theatre, 1980

Musician

 

 

Jesus Christ, Superstar!

Jesus Christ Superstar

Rotorua Operatic Society
Civic Theatre, 1979

Musician

 

 

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