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David LaMarche has been working as a conductor in the dance field for over thirty years. He served as Music Director for the Dance Theatre of Harlem from 1993 to 1998 and conducted many of the company’s premieres. In addition, he composed and arranged several scores for the repertory
As a guest, he has conducted for New York City Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, National Ballet of Canada, Houston Ballet, Joffrey Ballet, The Paul Taylor Dance Company, L’Opera di Roma, Het National Ballet, Les Grand Ballets Canadiens, Ballet British Columbia and Ballet West.
The orchestras he has directed include the Houston Symphony, the Lyric Opera Orchestra of Chicago, the Pacific Symphony, St. Luke’s Orchestra, the National Arts Center Orchestra of Canada, the Tokyo Philharmonic, the Hong Kong Philharmonic, the Moscow Radio Orchestra, the Tivoli Festival Orchestra and the Orchestre Lamoreux of Paris.
He has been on the staff of American Ballet Theatre since 1998 and is Music Director of the Jose Limón Company. As a writer, he is a regular contributor to New York Concert Review and Ballet News. He is a graduate of Boston University and resides in New York City.