Portfolio of works
Samples of Derek Williams' work as Arranger, Orchestrator, Composer, Conductor, Musician, Producer

Recordings Quick Showreel (Recordings)

Dance | Film | Television | Theatre | Performance


Credit Abbreviation Key

Arranger

Arranger

Associate Composer

Composer (Additional Music)

Musician

Musician

Conductor

Conductor

Score programmer

Score Programmer

Producer

Producer

Orchestrator

Orchestrator

Recording Engineer

Recording Engineer

Composer

Composer

Musician

Musical Director

 

 

   

In other people's words...

“Thank you for your marvellous arrangements and wonderful musicianship, support and encouragement. It has been a joy working with you on our Tribute To Garland, and we look forward to the next one!”

Caroline O'Connor
Sydney Opera House, January, 2006
Royal Albert Hall, May 2007

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'Headline Act'

Headline Act

Client: Luke Faulkner
Reid Hall, Edinburgh University, May 2015

Arranger Orchestrator Conductor Producer

Video Clips

 

'Edinburgh Festival'

Edinburgh Festival

Client: Peter Warburton
Reid Hall, Edinburgh University, April 2014

Arranger Orchestrator Conductor Producer

 

String Quartets

Beeston Arts Management

Audio Clips

 

A World Of Intentions

A World of Intentions

San Francisco 2009
Strings (VSL) by Derek Williams
Client: John Mulkins

Arranger Orchestrator Musician

Audio Clips

All My Love

 

Encounters

Encounters

The Edinburgh Quartet
The Roberts Fund
Client:  The University of Edinburgh 2009

Composer Producer

Audio Clips

Reel

 

 

A Tribute to Garland

Caroline O’Connor – A Tribute to Garland

Caroline O'Connor
Sydney Opera House
Artists Unlimited 2006
Client: Caroline O'Connor

Arranger Orchestrator Score Programmer Musician

Audio Clips

Almost Like Being In Love

Glenn Wood Tap

Glenn Wood Tap – The Syllabus

The Syllabus 2004-
Client: Glenn Wood

Composer Arranger Orchestrator Musician Recording Engineer Producer

Audio Clips

 

Cash Landing

The Last Empress

Frank Bennett
Capitol Records 1998
Client: EMI Music, Frank Bennett (Australia)

Arranger Orchestrator Producer Conductor

Audio Clips

Dance Assessment Program

Encounters

Australian Dance Vision 1998
Client: Penelope Lancaster

Score programmer Musician Recording Engineer

Audio Clips

 

Heart String

Heart String

Kai Fu Zhang (Er-Hu) 1996

Arranger Orchestrator Recording Engineer Producer

Audio Clips

 

Lady is a Tramp

Sean Whelan

Sean Whelan
Recording Artist 1995
Client: Trevor Munnery

Producer Arranger Orchestrator Conductor Musical Director

Audio Clips

The Lady is a Tramp

 

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

Priscilla

Polygram Filmed Entertainment 1994
Oscar winner 1994 Academy Awards
Client: Guy Gross

IMDB Orchestrator

Audio Clips

Frauds

Frauds

Starring Phil Collins & Hugo Weaving
Latent Image Production Pty Ltd 1992 NSW Film & Television Office
Client: Guy Gross/Mushroom Music

Arranger Orchestrator Conductor Associate Composer

Audio Clips

Seven Deadly Sins

Seven Deadly Sins

Starring Hugo Weaving
Featuring Renée Geyer
Australian Broadcasting Corporation 1993
Client: Martin Armiger

Arranger Orchestrator Musician

Audio Clips

He Can't Decide

 

Come in Spinner

Come In Spinner

Triple Platinum award CD
Australian Broadcasting Corporation 1990
Client: Martin Armiger

Arranger Orchestrator Conductor

Audio Clips

 

The Crossing

The Crossing

Starring Russell Crowe
Beyond Productions 1989
Client: Martin Armiger

Arranger Orchestrator Conductor

Audio Clips

Video Clips

Here We Stand

Torvill & Dean - Here We Stand

Torvill & Dean
Hammard TV Productions (Aust.) Pty Ltd 1989
Client:  Kevin Stanton

Arranger Orchestrator Musician

Audio Clips

 

Manning Clark's History Of Australia

History of Australia – Cast Album

Cast Album
The Australian Bicentennary 1988
Client: Martin Armiger

Arranger Orchestrator Musician

 

 

Aloha

Aloha

Hamilton Operatic Society
His Majesty's Theatre (Auckland), 1985
Founders Theatre (Hamilton), 1981
Client: Eaton Magoon Jr, Sir Robert Helpmann

Arranger Orchestrator Musical Director Conductor

Audio Clips

New Zealand Choral Music

Auckland University Festival Choir

Auckland University Festival Choir
World Tour 1972
Kiwi Pacific Records International Ltd 1998 (re-release)

Musician

Audio Clips

 

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