arranging and orchestration is that part of the creative process that can turn a basic top line and chords chart, into a classic masterpiece. Whether you need an arrangement of a basic lead sheet or your own arrangement orchestrating, we can be of assistance.
Any musical style or format is possible, be it a small ensemble, band, big band or full symphony orchestra, you decide the line-up. The finished work can be supplied in any format, traditional score and parts, midi file or CD recording.
Andy has arranged and orchestrated various pieces for the RTE Concert Orchestra, including numerous pieces for Emer McParland and has also arranged and orchestrated a Piano Concerto for Japanese pianist, Saki and two short pieces for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards.
Andy's love of musical theatre is also in evidence with his arrangements and orchestrations of new musicals including 'Quill - The Hand of Shakespeare' and in colloboration with award winning composer Alex Loveless, 'Bel-Ami' and 'Dracula'. He has orchestrated 'Ordinary Days' and 'Spring Awakening' and adapted the orchestration for '9 to 5', 'Fiddler on the Roof', 'Assassins' and 'West Side Story' for the London College of Music. He has also arranged and orchestrated many well-known songs/hymns for Celtic Worship.
He is currently orchestrating a production of John LaChuisa's 'First Lady Suite' and arranging various musical theatre classics for the new LCM Musical Theatre Exam Syllabus.
Andy also programmed the keyboard patches for the LCM productions of 'Bad Girls', 'Urinetown', '9 to 5', 'Alfie', 'Bat Boy', 'West Side Story', 'Fiddler on the Roof'' and 'Assassins'.