SAMPLE SCORES:

 

 

Freedom (arr. Lowe) click for pdf
The Man I Love (Gershwin, arr. Lowe) click for pdf

Sir Elton John

 

Orchestrations and choral arrangements:

 

Bennie and the Jets
Rocket Man
Your Song

Performed by Sir Elton John with full orchestra and chorus, conducted by James Lowe.

George Gershwin

 

Vocal and piano arrangements:

 

The Man I Love
Iíve Got (Fascinatiní) Rhythm
By Strauss

Performances by Joyce DiDonato on recital tours, including Lincoln Center and Wigmore Hall.

An Evening With Betty Comden

 

Arrangements of Comden & Green songs, including:

 

If You Hadnít But You Did
Little Rock
The Partyís Over
Diamonds Are A Girlís Best Friend
Make Someone Happy
Lonely Town
Never Never Land

Performed by Betty Comden, James Lowe and several singers in concert, Rochester, NY.

Freedom

 

Extended arrangement for Soprano and Baritone. Includes:

 

Iím Gonna Sit At The Welcome Table
Ainít Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me ĎRound
Keep Your Eyes On The Prize
Freedom
If You Miss Me At The Back Of The Bus
Iím On My Way
We Shall Overcome
Text-I Have A Dream Speech

Commissioned by Virginia Opera. Performed over 50 times across the state, including special performance at the Capitol in Richmond.

Backwash

 

Composed, arranged or co/composed (with Vincent Pastore) dozens of songs for professional rock band, including:

 

Put Me On
Assault & Flattery
Goiní To The Mall
Soak Your Head
My God
Let Me Out
Grounds For Divorce
Learn How To Lie
Car Song
No Loss Is Greater
Snow Sucks
Where Itís At
Why Does A Dog
The Happy Song

Several songs appear on 1995 CD release, ďGoiní To The MallĒ on Transit Records. Performed in countless live shows over a five year period.

The Pitch

 

Composed opera scene for 8 singers and piano, with libretto by Patrick Summers. Commissioned by Houston Grand Opera.
Performed at farewell gala concert for General Director David Gockley.

 

Tales Of Hochstein

 

Co/wrote book and co/arranged music for revue encompassing 20th Century American theater, popular and classical music.
Performed by cast and orchestra of over 150 at Hochstein Music School.

 

Brits on Broadway

 

Arrangements for Vocalists, Piano, Bass, Drums of various songs by British theater composers.
Performances at Blackfriars Theater Cabaret.

 

Together Again

 

Arrangements for Vocalists, Piano, Bass, Drums of various songs for two female performers.
Performances at Blackfriars Theater Cabaret.

 

Vamp ĎTil Ready

 

Arrangements for Vocalists, Piano, Bass, Drums of various Broadway songs.
Performances at Blackfriars Theater Cabaret.

 

Broadway Bound

 

Arrangements for Soloists and Large Ensemble of various Broadway songs, including:

 

South Pacific Medley
Kiss Me, Kate Medley

Performances at Ash Lawn Opera Festival.

Stages

 

Arrangements for Vocalists, Piano, Bass, Drums of various Broadway songs.
Performances at Jewish Community Center, Rochester, NY.

 

Merrily We Roll Along

 

Orchestration for reduced ensemble for performances at Blackfriars Theater.

 

La Rondine

 

Reduced orchestration for performances at Lyric Opera San Diego.

 

  

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