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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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David Plumpton features your favorite classical and familiar melodies for a complete ballet class. There are ballet and opera melodies mixed with some of David's original compositions. Melodies by Minkus, Mendelssohn, Pugni, Brahms and more.

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Here are 35 inspiring arrangements of melodies from the original show “Mamma Mia” and the movie, “Mamma Mia Here We Go Again. There is lots of energy in this music which is performed with drive and intensity. 75 minute double length CD.

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David Plumpton pulls out all the stops on this recording. From Rocket Man to Bohemian Rhapsody, Mega Hits has all your favorites on screen & Broadway. 74 minute double length CD with 36 unrepeated piano melodies for a complete intermediate ballet class.

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Inspirational Ballet Class Music. This 79 minute double length CD played by David Plumpton contains 35 unrepeated melodies for a complete ballet class, and is a wonderful complement to the first two volumes of melodies from movies, TV and stage shows.

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MY KIND OF CHRISTMAS is a 71 minute double length CD containing 33 tracks of holiday melodies for barre and center exercises. David, in his easy-to-follow style, performs songs from Beyonce, Coldplay and Madonna mixed with melodies from A Christmas...

David Plumpton offers us music from 33 different Broadway shows. He covers all the exercises of a ballet class from Plie to Grand Allegro. This double length CD contains 75 minutes of unrepeated piano melodies for an intermediate ballet class.

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