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Louis Anthony deLise was raised in rural Warrington, Bucks County Pennsylvania. He began studying drums as a youngster, and after beginning to teach himself to play the family’s piano and writing songs, he began music theory lessons with Kenny Lawrence at age 14. Lou made his first recordings at 16 with singers, Eddie Bruce and Richard Bush. (Bruce went on to host Dancing on Air on USA Network; Bush led the band the A’s on Arista Records). He played drums with local Philadelphia soul and jazz groups and on the road with the big bands of Warren Covington, Buddy Morrow and Tex Beneke.

deLise studied orchestral percussion and composition at Temple University in Philadelphia. His percussion teachers were Jack Moore, timpanist of the Minnesota Symphony and Charles Owen, Principal Percussionist of the Philadelphia Orchestra.

His principal composition teachers were Clifford Taylor and Paul Epstein at Temple, and Stanley Wolfe at the Juilliard school. He earned a Doctor of Musical Arts in Composition at The Esther Boyer College of Music where he studied with Maurice Wright, Richard Brodhead and Matthew Greenbaum.

Today, Louis Anthony deLise works as a composer of concert music, arranges and conducts for pop records, composes for film and teaches at the Boyer College of Music and Dance. His recording credits include a number one chart album for Patti LaBelle, and many other pop chart records. His theme for the television series, PrimeTime (“It’s the PrimeTime of My Life”) is recognized as a Philadelphia classic.

COMPOSER: Louis Anthony deLise’s compositions have been performed in recital halls throughout the United States, Japan, and Europe. Musicians Publications and Bocage Music publish his compositions.

EDUCATOR: Louis Anthony deLise is an Adjunct Lecturer at Temple University’s Boyer College of Music and Dance where he teaches courses in the Composition and Jazz Studies departments and an Adjunct Professor of Composition and Theory at Rowan University. Dr. deLise holds a Doctor of Musical Arts in Composition. ARRANGER AND

PRODUCER: Lou deLise’s recording career as an arranger, producer, pianist, percussionist, and conductor include hit recordings on Casablanca, CBS International, Vanguard, ABC/Dunhill, Mercury, Umbrella Records, MGM/Australia, TEC Records/CBS, with artists including Patti LaBelle, William DeVaughn, Bunny Sigler, Fruit, SPiN, Robert Hazard and Jon DeLise.

PERCUSSIONIST: deLise was for many years a percussionist with the Opera Company of Philadelphia and percussionist and arranger for Peter Nero and the Philly Pops. He performed with Luciano Pavarotti, Mel Tormé, Beverly Sills, Dianna Ross, Lou Rawls, Henry Mancini, Dave Brubeck, George Shearing, Mercer Ellington and many others.
Dr. Louis Anthony deLise

COMMERCIAL COMPOSER: deLise has composed and produced broadcast and advertising music for ABC, PBS, CBS, Merck Co., Pep Boys, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Janssen Pharmaceutica, Coca Cola, Melitta Coffee, Mannington Floors, and DuPont. AUDIO

PRODUCER: deLise has produced audio programs for a number of business and broadcast applications. In 1997, with a grant from the Pew Charitable Trusts, he created, wrote, and produced the radio program series, Notes from Philadelphia which won the national “Award of Excellence” from the Communicator Awards in 1998.

WRITER: deLise has written articles for the National Speakers Association magazine, Speaker, and was a contributing writer for Music First! Published by McGraw-Hill Co.

PRESS: deLise has been profiled in Audio Visual Communications, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Daily Intelligencer, The Courier Post, and The Temple Review. He has been featured on Good Day Philadelphia (Fox/Philadelphia), and PrimeTime (6ABC/Philadelphia). AWARDS AND

• Pi Kappa Lambda (National Music Honor Society)
• Who's Who in American
• ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers), Special Awards
• The Communicator Awards: Excellence in Local Radio Production, Notes from Philadelphia
• International Television Associations: Craft Award, Honorable Mention, Original Music
• Silver Microphone: National Award, Best Jingle
• International Film and TV Festival of New York: Finalist, Best Video Score
• Addy Awards from The Philadelphia Club of Advertising Women and the Delaware Advertising Clubs
• Billboard, Record World and Cash Box magazines, National “Pick Hits” and “Chart Records”