Dennis Westgate

Dennis Westgate

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World - General | Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Total Song Plays: 1,239   
Member Since: 2006
   Last Login: over 30 days ago

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One advantage in reaching the ripe old age of seventy + (Yeah. I was born 1936) is having lived through some of the most exciting musical moments of the twentieth century.
It was on my doctor's advice when I turned 60, to slow down and find myself a nice quiet relaxing hobby or have a heart attack. So I took up writing for the musical stage. Who said this was a relaxing hobby?
As to the kind of music I write I don't have a particular category, as my writing covers a very wide spectrum. To date I have completed several musical plays as well as writing various choral pieces and solo songs. Guess I must be in a hurry! Can't think why, I'm not that old!
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2013 Was a busy year for me writing the music score for two new shows:-'ALICE IN WONDERLAND' which saw its premiere in July,followed by:-'A CHRISTMAS CAROL'also premiered at the Rowntree Theatre. York, England in November. I am now writing the music score for 'PINOCCHIO' a musical based on this famous story. This is booked into the Rowntree theatre for its premiere in June 2014. 'ALICE' has also been booked into the 'Spa Theatre' in Bridlington, U.K. for March 2014. So a busy year ahead!


Dennis Westgate posted over 30 days ago to Dennis Westgate

I now have a NEW web page for anyone interested.
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Dennis Westgate posted over 30 days ago

Forgot to mention that all of the sevewral song I submitted to the U.K. Songwriting contest got through to the semi finals and a couple to the finals. All details on my Facebook page.

Serundal posted over 30 days ago

Great songwriting! 'A Winter's Morning' 5 stars

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