Gary Hind About Gary Hind


Gary Hind is a freelance Musical Supervisor, Conductor, Composer and Orchestrator involved primarily in London theatre, where his work in a wide range of musical capacities has encompassed the following shows/projects:
The Lion King, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Sunset Boulevard, Tell me on a Sunday, Peggy Sue got Married, Annie, Starlight Express, Kat and the Kings, Lust, Miss Saigon, Les Miserables, High Society, Chicago, Jolson and Co., Spread a little Happiness, Bye Bye Birdie, Guys and Dolls, When Harry Met Barry, Hello Dolly, Fiddler on the Roof, The Pirates of Penzance,  (and UK tour), Jolson, The Goodbye Girl, (and UK tour) Fame (UK tour) and A Swell Party.  (plus subsequent film version).

 
  Credits Include
Musical Supervisor / Arranger
world premiere of Spread a little happiness West End
Musical Supervisor / Arranger
world premiere of Lust Hornchurch
Musical Supervisor / Co-Arranger
West End, UK tour and Broadway production of Kat and the Kings which won the award for
Best New Musical in the 1999 Olivier Awards. The Broadway production received a drama desk nomination for best orchestrations in the year 2000 awards list.
Musical Supervisor / Arranger
1998  West End production of Annie (nominated for Most outstanding production in the 1999 Olivier Awards. Followed by three UK tours of the same. Orchestrations for the 2001 Australian tour.
Musical supervisor/Arranger
for the world premiere of Peggy Sue Got Married, - Shaftesbury Theatre, London.
Musical supervisor UK
for the 2004 West End production of Thoroughly Modern Millie.
Musical supervisor / Arranger for the 2005 UK tour of Thoroughly Modern Millie.
Musical supervisor / Arranger for the 2007 South African tour of Thoroughly Modern Millie.
Producer/Arranger/Conductor 2006 - Cast Album: Behind the Iron Mask
Musical supervisor / Arranger 2007 – Bloodbath – The Musical (The Venue, Leicester Square)
Producer/Arranger
The Queen Suite (for Classical Guitar/Symphony Orchestra and Choir)
Producer/Arranger
Jolson and Co – UK tour 2008
Children’s Musical Director
The Lion King – Lyceum Theatre, London and UK Tour



Gary has orchestrated and / or conducted items for the 1997, 1998 and 2004 Royal Variety Performances for BBC television and LWT respectively.

He has composed music idents for television, radio and trade shows, including Eurosport, British Airways, Olympus Keymed and Sky Sports.

For Carlton television, he has composed and/or performed music for A Class Act, Peak Practice and The Bill.  Other Television credits include arranging and/or appearances on Lily Live, Wogan, Blue Peter, Afternoon Live, Live at 3, Capital Woman, Good Stuff, Rock with Laughter, An Evening with Lily Savage and Pebble Mill.

For Qdos Entertainment, Gary has composed the following scores (music and lyrics) for the Theatre Royal in Newcastle: Robin Hood (2010), Sleeping Beauty (2011) and Aladdin (2012). Gary has also been Qdos Entertainment’s Musical Supervisor and Arranger for the last 19 years, where he has worked extensively with many leading television artistes, including John Barrowman, Lee Mead, Julian Clary, Joan Collins, Brian Conley, Matthew Kelly, Bradley Walsh, Lily Savage, David Essex, Bobby Davro, Melinda Messenger, Joe Pasquale, Lisa Riley, Russ Abbott, Paul Nicholas, Lesley Joseph, Gary Wilmot, Shane Richie Melinda Messenger and even Frank Bruno!  (amongst countless others). Qdos Entertainment are the country’s leading producer of Christmas shows/pantomimes and have been for over 25 years.

Gary is the Managing Director of, and also co-ordinates - GhMusic Ltd, which has been responsible for providing music services, musicians, keyboard programming and/or equipment to: Tell me on a Sunday, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Too Close to the Sun, Behind the Iron Mask, Jolson and Co., Peggy Sue got Married, Annie, Bye Bye Birdie, The Pirates of Penzance,  (and UK tour), Jolson, The Goodbye Girl, (and UK tour) and A Swell Party.  (plus subsequent film version). Lock up your daughters, Elvis 2000 (UK Arena tour), Chita Rivera in concert, Buddy (West End and tours), Happy Days (UK tour), The concert they never gave and Strictly Ballroom Dancing (UK tours). Boogie Nights (UK tour), Russell Watson in Concert (UK Arena tour 2005 and Lincoln Castle).

Gary visited Venezuela in 2008, where he orchestrated and produced for CD a symphonic recording of selected Queen tracks featuring Carlos Bonell (Classical Guitarist), an 84 piece orchestra and an 80 piece choir – Queen Guitar Rhapsodies. He is looking forward to the whole concept being developed into a concert version, which will tour the major concert halls and opera houses of the world starting in 2013.

Gary is also looking forward to the hopeful development and success of Bloodbath – The Musical - a brand new musical written by the BAFTA award winning director - Tony McHale. It received great feedback at the Edinburgh festival. Gary was its Musical Supervisor, Arranger and the Orchestral Manager of the project.


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