As Senior Orchestrator for LMTO, Declan leads the Developing Orchestrators programme, supervising a team of arrangers to create new large orchestral versions of favourite musicals. He specialises in the editing, reconstruction and expansion of musical theatre works, and regularly leads and contributes to the orchestrations for many of LMTO’s projects.
Selected credits include:
As lead orchestrator: Lucie Jones – Live at the Adelphi (Adelphi Theatre); Best of the West End 2020 – Stage and Screen (Royal Albert Hall); Chess, Kinky Boots & Treason at West End Live 2022 (Trafalgar Square)
As orchestrator, for LMTO: Scala Radio Christmas Live (Palladium), A Night at the Musicals (Royal & Derngate), Ben Forster – Me, Myself & Musicals (Theatre Royal Haymarket). For the London Gay Men’s Chorus: Sondheim Songtime (Cadogan Hall), Hitsville (Troxy)
Music preparation and additional orchestration: Chess (Theatre Royal Drury Lane), Camelot (London Palladium), Mack and Mabel (Hackney Empire)
Declan is also medically qualified, and is a trainee anaesthetist working in the Central London School of Anaesthesia.