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David Plumpton

DAVID PLUMPTON

Born in North Yorkshire, David is widely regarded as one of the foremost dance accompanists in the UK. In a Career spanning over 25 years, he has worked with some of the finest and most respected teachers and choreographers of his generation. Based in his home County, David is currently engaged as both company and school accompanist with Northern Ballet Theatre, additionally for the Northern School of Contemporary dance, as well as the Royal School's Associate programme.

David has worked with such international artisits as Darcey Bussell CBE and Jonathan Cope. An extensive list of leading teachers for whom he has played includes Deborah Bull CBE, Dame Beryl Grey, Gillian Lynne CBE, Marguerite Porter, Patricia Ruanne D. LITT. D.E., Marion Tait CBE, David Ashmole, David Bintley CBE, Sir Anthony Dowell CBE, Wayne Eagling, Christopher Gable CBE, Kevin Haigen, Niall McMahon, David Nixon OBE and Wayne Sleep OBE.

He has accompanied the Royal Ballet, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Scottish Ballet, New Adventures, Rambart Dance Company, Phoenix Dance Theatre, New English Contemporary Ballet and the Mark Morris Dance Group. Additionally he has collaborated on education projects with The Royal Ballet, Birmingham Royal Ballet and Northern Ballet Theatre.

Television credits include; A Master Class with Wayne Sleep (ITV), Men in Tights (Granada Television), Wonderland (BBC), and Dream Dancer (Sky).

As a composer, David has written four full length ballet scores; The Little Matchstick Girl, Thumbelina, The Snow Queen and The Little Mermaid. He also composed the theme tune for A Master Class with Wayne Sleep (ITV).

David's work with leading vocational centres includes Central School of Ballet, Elmhurst School for Dance, Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts, SLP College and Pinapple Dance Studios. He is a regular class and examination accompanist for the Royal Academy of Dance, Imperial Society and the British Ballet Organization and has played for regional and national courses for these respected bodies. for the past decade, he has accompanied the world renowned Yorkshire Ballet Seminars under the direction of David Gayle MBE and more recently Marguerite Porter.

David is passionate in his interest for dance, for working with teachers, professional performers and aspiring students. He is delighted to now have the opportunity to release a series of ballet class CD's which capture and embellish his belief that ballet class can be fun, exciting and above all else artistically emotive.

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CHRISTMAS MODERN
CHRISTMAS MODERN MELODIES
Item Price: $29.00

75 min. containing 35 unrepeated piano melodies in this mix of holiday carols. There are lots of wonderful upbeat melodies coupled with rich warm adagios. David's playing fills you with inspiration & makes you want to dance.
BCM07CD

DIVAS FOR BALLET
DIVAS FOR BALLET
Item Price: $29.00

Inspirational Ballet Class Music by David Plumpton. It's a joy to dance to David's music! All selections are by modern day female artists from Madonna & Celine Dion to Adele & Lady Gaga. 78 min. 32 unrepeated melodies.
BDB04CD

DIVAS FOR BALLET, Vol. 2
Item Price: $29.00

New melodies from the world of popular music by such famour artists as Whitney Houston, Kelly Clarkson, Gloria Estafan, Rihanna and many more. This is the perfect title to give your ballet class a new twist. 35 repeated piano melodies without singing or
BDB08CD

MODERN MELODIES
MODERN MELODIES
Item Price: $29.00

David Plumpton offers a unique collection of familiar music that isn't on any other ballet class CD. 43 selections of unrepeated piano and string melodies. Music from the movie Beaches, Cheers, Muppet Show, Disney & more. 75 min.
BMM01CD

MUSIC OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBER
MUSIC OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBER
Item Price: $30.00

By David Plumpton. What a treat to dance to melodies from Phantom of the Opera, Evita, Sunset Boulevard, Cats & more. 4-ct. intros & even number of phrases. 36 rep. piano melodies w/o vocals for a complete Inter. Class. 78 min.
BLW10CD

NEW CLASSICS
NEW CLASSICS
Item Price: $29.00

Inspirational Ballet Class Music by David Plumpton. Music from Bizet to Copeland plus original melodies. "Habenera" from Carmen, "Nessum Dorma" from Turandot, "Hoe-Down" from Rodeo. 55 min. 34 unrepeated melodies.
BNC03CD

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