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Peter Casey AM

Music Arranger, Music Composer, Musician

Peter Casey AM

Music Arranger, Music Composer, Musician

Career Summary

Peter has been Musical Director, Conductor, Orchestrator for musical theatre productions, arena presentations and symphonic concerts in Australia, Singapore and South Korea for many years, as well as orchestrating and producing recordings for several Australian musical theatre productions and performing artists. Associated with over fifty professional musicals, in various capacities as Musical Director, Conductor, Orchestrator, Composer, Supervisor and has orchestrated numerous scores and backing tracks using Logic Pro X for clients in Australia and South Korea. Best Orchestration Award: Korean Musical ‘Hero’ – 16th Korea Musical Awards, Seoul, 2010 Best Orchestration Award: Korean Musical ‘Hero’ – 4th Korea Musical Theatre Awards, Seoul, 2010 Orchestrator - ‘Typhoon’ (Korean film - 2005) Orchestrator - ‘Hero’ (Korean film - Release Date: mid-2021) In June 2018, Peter was honoured to be appointed a Member of the Order of Australia AM, for significant services to the performing arts as a Musical Director and Conductor.

Video

'Typhoon' - Korean movie trailer 2005

Professional Credits

Festivals, Awards, Nominations

  • June 2018, Order of Australia AM - The Queen's Birthday Honours, Australia, Member of the Order of Australia AM - for significant services to the performing arts, as a Conductor and Musical Director
  • October 2010, 16th Korea Musical Awards, Seoul, Korea, Best Orchestration Award - for the Musical "Hero"
  • June 2010, 4th Korea Musical Theatre Awards, Seoul, Korea, Best Orchestration Award - for the Musical "Hero"
  • 2000, ARIA Award, Sydney, NSW, Best Original Cast Recording - 'The Sound of Music'
  • 2000, ARIA Award, Sydney, NSW, Multi-platinum sales: 'Highlights of The Main Event'
  • 1999, ARIA Award, Sydney, NSW, Multi-platinum sales: 'Highlights of The Main Event'

Professional Memberships

  • Music Arrangers' Guild of Australia Inc. (MAGA), MAGA Member since 1971
  • Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA), APRA Full Writer Member since 1983

Special and Technical Skills

Musical Director Conductor Orchestrator Composer Musician - pianist Logic Pro X

Direct URL

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