Greg Arrowsmith – Musical Supervisor/Arranger
Conductor, pianist and arranger, Greg’s diverse career has taken him all over the world working on a wide range of projects.
As a Musical Director, recent credits include Goldilocks (London Palladium), Songs for nobodies (Ambassadors Theatre), Snow White (London Palladium), Strictly Ballroom (Piccadilly Theatre), A Winters Tale (Rose Theatre), the Olivier award winning production of Dick Whittington at the London Palladium, Sister Act (UK tour + Monaco), CLD – The real Lewis Carroll (Christschurch college, Oxford), Cinderella (London Palladium), Only the brave (Wales Millennium Centre), Rocky Horror show live (Playhouse Theatre and Live European broadcast), Women on the verge of a nervous breakdown (Playhouse Theatre + London cast recording), Guys and Dolls (Chichester Festival Theatre), Chess (UK tour, Trieste and Princess of Wales Theatre, Toronto), Hairspray (Shaftesbury Theatre), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (London Palladium, UK tour and Singapore), Shall we dance? (Saddler’s Wells), Cole Porter’s Aladdin (Saddler’s Wells), The rise and fall of Little Voice (Vaudeville Theatre)
Arrangement credits include: The Entertainer (UK tour), Club Tropicana (UK tour), The Rink (Southwark Playhouse),Twist and shout (UK tour), Snow White, Jack and the Beanstalk + Cinderella (also composer of new scores – Theatre Royal, Newcastle) Adaleide Cabaret Festival 2015 (Australia), Christmas at St Pauls (St Paul Cathedral), Happy Days (UK tour), J’Accuse (Film score Petula Clark), Bugle Boy (UK tour), Satin & Steel (UK tour),The Rise and Fall of Little Voice (UK Tour), Montecarlo circus festival, (Monaco), A Chorus Line (Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage), The Ballad of Benny Junior (Riverside studios), The reconstruction of the score for Cole Porter’s Aladdin (Sadler’s Wells), Dan Koeks album “High”, The 175th anniversary of the Theatre Royal Newcastle, Shout! (West End and UK tour), Noel and Gertie (UK tour) and numerous workshops of new works including Leopard Song, The Canary Girls, The best of friends, Gone but not forgotten, Hansel & Gretel (also composer), and Celebration Christmas.
Broadcast credits include: The Rocky Horror Picture Show live starring Stephen Fry, Richard O’Brien, Adrain Edmonson, Anthony Head, Emma Bunton and David Badella (European Cinema Broadcast + Sky Arts), Blue Peter, Woman’s Hour, Wetten Das (Live German Broadcast), Christmas at St Pauls (Classic FM),
Greg is head of singing at Millenium Performing Arts where he has taught for 15 years. Other educational projects include: The Station master (Chichister University), A Winter’s Tale (Youth Music Theatre), Sweeney Todd (EDA), Babes in Arms (Arts Ed.), West side story, The Producers, Personals and Closer than ever (Mountview). Additional work as a guest lecturer and singing teacher include: London Studio Centre, North Herts College, The university of Sunderland, The University of Carlisle, LAMDA and The Associated Studios.
In collaboration with writer/producer Matt Parry, Greg has conducted recordings of Sheherazade (Starring Brian Blessed and Rory Bremner), Swan lake and Peer Gynt for the melodramatic Productions label. These large sacle procjects are designed to reintroduce children to classical music and exposure young people to orchestras. For more details visit www.melodramaticproductions.com
In 2017, Greg was invited to perform for HRH Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace with Australian tenor and long term collaborator Dan Koek.
For more information visit: www.gregarrowsmith.co.uk