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:
South African Artistes (Johnny Clegg, Melanie Lowe etc)
Steel Drum with Full Orchestra
The repertoire includes some of the following genres:
South African Ethnic
‘Big Band’ Style
Custom arrangements on request.
SELECTION OF ORCHESTRAL ARRANGEMENTS
|Clarinet in Bb|
|Sample of an orchestral arrangement.|
|Sample of an orchestral arrangement for Conductor.|