Louis Anthony deLise is an award-winning American composer, pianist, and percussionist. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and at age six moved with his family to rural Pennsylvania where he attended the public schools and began his music study.
Louis’ first album as featured artist, Natural Light, was released in 2019. Natural Light achieved a top-ten chart position on the ZMR charts and was nominated as “Best Neoclassical Album” by the One World Music Awards. That same year, he was nominated as “Best New Artists” by ZMR. Natural Light included performances by Jeff Oster and Grammy-winner, Nancy Rumbel.
Also in 2019, Louis’ flute concerto, Salone del Astor, was named, “Best Newly Published Mixed Duet” by the National Flute Association.
Louis has arranged and conducted orchestras on many Billboard magazine charting albums and singles. He worked on two chart-toping albums for Grammy-winner, Patti LaBelle, and for hit makers, William DeVaughn (“Figures Can’t Calculate”), Robert Hazard (“Girls Just Want to Have Fun”). He has also arranged for Grammy-winners, Peter Nero, and the band Halestorm.
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