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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 dancers, teachers and choreographers of his generation. Based in his home County, David is currently engaged as both company and school accompanist with Northern Ballet, additionally for the Northern School of Contemporary Dance, as well as the Royal Ballet Schoolís Associates programme.

David has worked with such international artists 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, 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, Rambert Dance Company, Pheonix Dance Theatre, New English Contemporary Ballet and the Mark Morris Dance Group; additionally he has collaborated on education projects with Birmingham Royal Ballet and Northern Ballet.

Television credits include; A Master Class with Wayne Sleep (ITV), Men in Tights (Granada Television) and Dream Dancer (Sky). As a composer, David has written three full length ballet scores; The Little Matchstick Girl, The Snow Queen and The Little Mermaid. He also composed the theme tune for A Master Class with Wayne Sleep (ITV).

Davidís work with leading vocational centres includes Central School of Ballet, Elmhurst School for Dance, Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts, SLP College and Pineapple Dance Studios. He is a regular class and examination accompanist for the Royal Academy of Dance, Imperial Society and the British Ballet Organisation 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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CD Titles by David Plumpton

Order #
Title  (Bolded are new titles, Summer 2017)
Musician
Teacher
Format
CM07C
Christmas Modern Melodies
David Plumpton
N/A
CD
CM14C Christmas Modern Melodies Vol. 2
David Plumpton N/A CD
CM16C Christmas Modern Melodies Vol. 3
David Plumpton N/A
CD
DB04C
Divas for Ballet
David Plumpton
N/A CD
DB08C Divas for Ballet Vol. 2
David Plumpton N/A
CD
LW10C Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber
David Plumpton N/A
CD
ML18C The Music of My Life
David Plumpton N/A
CD
MM01C Modern Melodies
David Plumpton
N/A CD
MM06C Modern Melodies Vol. 2
David Plumpton N/A CD
MM13C Modern Melodies Vol. 3
David Plumpton
N/A CD
NC03C New Classics David Plumpton N/A
CD
NC12C New Classics Vol. 2
David Plumpton N/A CD
RP11C Rock & Pop for Ballet
David Plumpton N/A CD
TS19C Tap Showstoppers
David Plumpton N/A CD
TS20C Tap Showstoppers 2
David Plumpton N/A CD
TV17C TV Themes for Ballet
David Plumpton N/A CD
WB02C
West End to Broadway David Plumpton
N/A CD
WB05C West End to Broadway Vol. 2
David Plumpton N/A CD
WB09C West End to Broadway Vol. 3
David Plumpton
N/A CD
WB15C West End to Broadway Vol. 4
David Plumpton N/A
CD

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