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Orchestral Arrangements

Dawn has performed regularly with the KZN Philharmonic Orchestra, and they use many of her orchestral arrangements of contemporary music. She has also been commissioned to do arrangements of original composition for South African artistes Heinz Winckler, Melanie Lowe and Louise Carver. Dawn also arranged one of Ken E. Henson’s original compositions ‘Marakesh’ which both her & Kenny performed with the KZNPO at the Durban City Hall for the Durban Designer Collection in 2005. She has recently completed Johnny Clegg’s ‘Spirit of the Great Heart’.  

Her arrangements have also been used by the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra, for numerous concerts at the Botanic Gardens with the KZNPO, Joseph Clarke & Melanie Louw. Some of her arrangements have been used at the Rotary Philharmnic Rock at the Durban City Hall, the Starlight Pops 2006, 2007 & 2008 Performances, Christmas Carol Service, Mothers’ Day at the BotanicGardens,and Valentine’s 2007 and 2008 at the Playhouse Theatre.   She arranged an original composition by Kreesan for the Starlight Pops 2007 and at the recent 2008 Starlight Pops, did two arrangements for Barry Thomson of Mark Knopfler’s Local Hero and Sultans of Swing, where Dawn and Barry also performed at this event. She has also done live camera direction for Starlight Pops.
 
These arrangements feature:
Female Vocalists
Male Vocalists
Duets
Instrumentalists
South African Artistes (Johnny Clegg, Melanie Lowe etc)
String Quartets
Wind Band
Steel Drum with Full Orchestra
 
The repertoire includes some of the following genres:
Contemporary Songs
Light Swing
South African Ethnic
‘Big Band’ Style
Christmas Selection
Rock Ballads
 
Custom arrangements on request.

SELECTION OF ORCHESTRAL ARRANGEMENTS 

A HARD DAYS NIGHT
A THOUSAND BRAND NEW PLACES
AIN’T THAT A KICK IN THE HEAD
ALWAYS THERE
AMAZED
ANGELS
BEAUTY SCHOOL DROPOUT
BLUESY IN THE NIGHT
BUILD ME UP BUTTERCUP
CAN’T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU
CRAZY LIL’ THING CALLED LOVE
DON’T LET THE SUN GO DOWN
DOO BE DOO
DROPS OF JUPITER
DROWNING ME
EVERY LITTLE THING SHE DOES
FIELDS OF GOLD
GOING HOME from LOCAL HERO
GOLDFINGER
GREASED LIGHTNING
GUYS & DOLLS
HAVE I TOLD YOU LATELY
HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE
I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU
I’LL BE GONE
I’M A BELIEVER
I’M OUTTA LOVE
IF I COULD
IMPOSSIBLE LOVE
IN THE SHADOWS
ISLANDS IN THE STREAM
IT’S DE LOVELY
JINGLE-BELL ROCK
LET ME ENTERTAIN YOU
LET THERE BE LOVE
LITTLE BIRD
ME & MY SHADOW
MOON OVER MARAKESH
MOONDANCE
MOTHER OF MINE
MR. BOJANGLES
MY BABY JUST CARES FOR ME
MY IMMORTAL
MY WAY
NATURAL WOMAN
NIGHT & DAY
NOMUSA
ONLY FOR YOU
OWNER OF A LONELY HEART
PAPA CAN YOU HEAR ME
POSTCARD
RIVER DEEP MOUNTAIN HIGH
ROUTE 66
SAVE THE LAST DANCE
SOMETHING STUPID
SPECIAL STAR
SPIRIT OF THE GREAT HEART
SULTANS OF SWING
SWAY
SWEETEST OF RHYMES
SWING MEDLEY: Have you seen Miss Jones + Come Fly With Me + Ain’t that a kick)
TEARS IN HEAVEN
THE CHRISTMAS SONG
THE ROSE
THE WAY YOU LOOK TONIGHT
THE SKY, THE DAWN & THE SUN
TWILIGHT
uMAJITA MEDLEY (SOUTH AFRICAN TRADITIONAL)
UPTOWN GIRL
WE GOT TONIGHT
WEEPING
WELL, DID YOU EVAH
WINTER WONDERLAND
YOU ON MY MIND

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Clarinet in Bb
Sample of an orchestral arrangement.
Conductor Arrangement
Sample of an orchestral arrangement for Conductor.

 

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