Musical Director/Pianist/Reeds. Solo Pianist for Events. Excellent sight-reading accompanist.
Drew's skills as a team musician, accompanist, sight-reader, MD and with his thorough knowledge of the Musical Theatre genre meant that Monday's "Spotlight" Cabaret performance was of the highest possible order. A delight to perform together for this event.Graeme Hollingdale 26 March 2016
17 years experience in musical theatre as a pianist, musical director and reed player for over 100 professional, youth, community and amateur productions. Pianist with CBeebies "Mr Bloom" and his Band. 10 years experience as a solo pianist for weddings and other events playing covers of classic and contemporary hits. Accompanist for both vocal and instrumental performances. Excellent sight-reader. Experience of arranging, re-orchestrating and production of click tracks. Experienced woodwind and piano teacher. DBS checked and comfortable working with younger performers. References available on request. Professional Theatre Credits: Snow White and The Seven Dwarves (Musical Director, Keyboards; Paul Holman Associates; Worthing Pavilion; 2017); Company (Musical Supervisor, Piano; Second Company Productions; Pleasance Islington; 2010); Fame – The Musical! (Mr Sheinkopf, Musical Director, Reeds; Hartshorn-Hook Productions; C Plaza, Edinburgh; 2010); The Rat Pack – Live! (Piano; Hartshorn-Hook Productions; C, Edinburgh; 2010); Elvis – Live! (Piano; Hartshorn-Hook Productions; C, Edinburgh; 2010); The Blues Brothers – Live! (Piano; Hartshorn-Hook Productions; C, Edinburgh; 2010); Sweeney Todd (Clarinet, Flute, Piccolo; All Star Productions; Walthamstow; 2010); In The Meantime (Westport Arts Festival; Wyatt Hotel, Westport, Ireland; 2009); Dark Angels (Musical Director; Keyboards; About Turn Theatre Company; The Space at RCS, Edinburgh; 2009); Call Me Madam (Flute, Clarinet, Alto Saxophone; Thom Southerland; Upstairs at the Gatehouse, Highgate; 2009) Youth Theatre Credits: Legally Blonde (Musical Director, Keyboard 1; Arts Academy Theatre Schools; The Deco, Northampton; 2017); Beauty and The Beast Jr. (Musical Director; Arts Academy Theatre Schools; Cornerstone Arts Centre, Didcot; 2017); Beauty and The Beast Jr. (Musical Director; Arts Academy Theatre Schools; Victoria Hall Theatre, Harlow; 2017); High School Musical Jr. (Musical Director; Arts Academy Theatre Schools; Stowe School; 2017); High School Musical (Musical Director, Keyboard 1; Arts Academy Theatre Schools; Spotlight, Broxbourne; 2016); Annie (Musical Director; Arts Academy Theatre Schools; The Deco, Northampton; 2016); High School Musical Jr. (Musical Director; Arts Academy Theatre Schools; Cornerstone Arts Centre, Didcot; 2016); West Side Story (Assistant Musical Director, Piano; Diamond Theatre School; Milton Keynes Theatre; 2004); Bugsy Malone (Assistant Musical Director, Piano; Diamond Theatre School; Milton Keynes Theatre; 2003); Annie (Assistant Musical Director, Piano; Diamond Theatre School; Milton Keynes Theatre; 2003); West Side Story (Assistant Musical Director, Piano; Diamond Theatre School; Milton Keynes Theatre, 2002); Community Pantomime Credits: Cinderella (Musical Director, Piano; Magdalen College School, Brackley; 2017); CInderella (Keyboard 2; Questors Theatre, Ealing; 2016); Dick Whittington (Keyboard 2; Questors Theatre, Ealing; 2015); Dick Whittington (Musical Director, Keyboards; Boxmoor Playhouse, Hemel Hempstead; 2015); Jack and the Beanstalk (Keyboard 2; Questors Theatre, Ealing; 2014); Beauty and the Beast (Musical Director, Keyboards; Winston Churchill Theatre, Ruislip; 2013); Peter Pan (Musical Director, Keyboards; Winston Churchill Theatre; Ruislip; 2011) Robin Hood - Babes In The Wood (Musical Director, Keyboards; Winston Churchill Theatre, Ruislip; 2010); Sleeping Beauty (Musical Director, Keyboards; WInston Churchill Theatre, Ruislip; 2009); Amateur, School and Community Theatre Credits include: Annie; Barnum; Bat Boy: The Musical; Beauty and the Beast; Blitz; Boogie Nights; Bugsy Malone; By Jeeves; Cabaret; Calamity Jane; Chess; City of Angels; Closer Than Ever; Crazy For You; Forbidden Broadway’s Greatest Hits; Godspell; Grease; Guys and Dolls; Gypsy; Half a Sixpence; Hello, Dolly!; Honk!, I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change; Oliver!; Into The Woods; Jesus Christ Superstar; Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat; Legally Blonde; Les Miserables School Edition; Little Shop of Horrors; Oklahoma; Our House; Pirates of Penzance; Return to the Forbidden Planet; Ruddigore; Saucy Jack and The Space Vixens; She Loves Me; Side By Side By Sondheim; South Pacific; Spamalot; State Fair; Sweet Charity; The Flint Street Nativity; The Full Monty; The King and I; The Revenge of Sherlock Holmes; The Sound of Music; The Wedding Singer; The Witches of Eastwick; The Wiz; The Wizard of Oz - MGM; West Side Story; Other Credits: Devised, directed, provided musical direction and performed, on piano, Jubilation, a revue covering 60 years of British musicals for Chesham Open Air Theatre 2013. Devised and performed, on flute, the musical elements for play The Ass and the Philosopher, performed at the Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, as part of Channel 5 TV production The Show Must Go On in 2010.
All Of Me (John Legend) All The Small Things (blink-182) Always (Bon Jovi) Bad Romance (Lady Gaga) Born To Make You Happy (Britney Spears) Budapest (George Ezra) Don't Stop Believin' (Journey) Drive By (Train) Everything I Do I Do It For You (Bryan Adams) Get Lucky (Daft Punk) Ghost (Ella Henderson) Hallelujah (Leonard Cohen) Here I Go Again (Whitesnake) Hero (Enrique Iglesias) Hold My Hand (Jess Glynne) How Do I Live (LeAnn Rimes) I Want To Know What Love Is (Foreigner) If I Were A Boy (Beyonce) JCB (Nizlopi) Just The Way You Are (Bruno Mars) Love Story (Taylor Swift) Only Love Can Hurt Like This (Paloma Faith) Poker Face (Lady Gaga) Rolling In The Deep (Adele) Run (Snow Patrol) Snow (Red Hot Chili Peppers) Somewhere Only We Know (Keane) Stay With Me (Sam Smith) Stronger (Kelly Clarkson) Take A Bow (Rihanna) Take Me Out (Franz Ferdinand) Take Me To Church (Hozier) The Power Of Love (Jennifer Rush) Titanium (David Guetta) Wake Me Up (Avicii) We Are Never Getting Back Together (Taylor Swift) What Can I Do (The Corrs) What Makes You Beautiful (One Direction) When You Say Nothing At All (Ronan Keating) Wind Beneath My Wings (Bette Midler) Wrecking Ball (Miley Cyrus) You're Still The One (Shania Twain)
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