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Dave Arch Coming Home Album Out Now.

Coming Home
Dave Arch - Coming Home

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What it’s like to be the musical director of Strictly Come Dancing – Radio Times Interview

Despite being Strictly’s musical director for 12 years, Dave Arch admits it’s still a nerve-racking job. “I sometimes find it hard to sleep,” he says. “The buck stops with me! On a Sunday I find out what the songs are and spend my week arranging them. I write out every single part for the band. My ethos is to do each of the styles, whether it’s a big band number or a rock song, as authentically as we can...

Debut Concert of the Guildhall Studio Orchestra with Dave Arch – A students review

On 17 October 2017, MILLIE ASHTON, a student in the second year of the B.Mus. (Hons) Classical Violin programme at Guildhall School, had the distinction of being leader of the Guildhall Studio Orchestra at its first ever public concert at Milton Court. This is her recollection of the project - Dave Arch's Coming Home - and of the concert. Millie writes: I loved every second of the first Studio Orchestra concert at Guildhall with Dave Arch. It was the first of its kind in a conservatoire, and also the first time we classical musicians had collaborated with the Jazz Department. We walked in with completely open minds, excited to see what would happen...

Official launch celebration for ‘Coming Home’

COMING HOME is Dave’s first solo album and contains a purposely eclectic mix of 15 of his compositions written for differing ensembles and using the talents of around 80 of the finest studio musicians in the UK. Dave is currently busy arranging and writing new material for a very special show to celebrate 'Coming Home'. The show will take place in London and will feature many of the musicians who contributed to the album. More details on how to get tickets for this unique event to follow shortly....

Welcome to Dave Arch’s brand new website

Welcome to the brand new website for musician, composer and arranger Dave Arch. Here you can find details of all Dave's work along with videos, audio samples and images. You can also follow all Dave's news such as updates for his album 'Coming Home' and upcoming work projects. Feel free to come in and have a look around....