Credits

Musical Theatre

Frozen
The Book of Mormon
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Beautiful
Kinky Boots
Aladdin
Georgie Girl
Matilda
Legally Blonde
Annie
Mary Poppins
Dr Zhivago
Fame
Wicked
Priscilla – Queen of the Desert
The Lion King
(Sydney & Shanghai)
The Producers
Mamma Mia
Miss Saigon
Beauty And The Beast
Les Miserables

Dames At Sea
Chicago
A Chorus Line
The Boy From Oz
The Wizard of Oz
Singing In The Rain
Blood Brothers
The Man Of La Mancha
Cats
Chess
Menopause – the Musical
Merrily We Roll Along
Pirates Of Penzance
Closer Than Ever
Dusty
Firing Squad

 

David has also performed or recorded with many Australian & International artists including:
Peter Allen
Tina Arena
Michael Ball
Sarah Blasko
Boyzone with Ronan Keating
Tom Burlinson
Randy Brecker
Eric Burdon
Glen Campbell
Michael Crawford
Randy Crawford
Barry Crocker
Blossom Dearie
Jon English
Georgie Fame
John Farnham
Jose Feliciano
Michael Feinstein
Florence and the Machine Bruce Forsythe
Megan Hilty
Marcia Hines
Thelma Houston
Tom Jones
Patti LaBelle
Ladysmith Black Mambazo Barry Manilow
Gerry Marsden
Don McLean
Kylie Minogue
James Morrison
Olivia Newton John
Wayne Newton
Sam & Dave
Peter Sarstedt
Melinda Schneider
Anthony Warlow
Trisha Yearwood

Major Events

Assistant Musical Director, SOCOG Sydney 2000 Olympic Games – Opening & Closing Ceremonies

Music Coordinator and performer – televised memorial service for the late Kerry Packer, February 2006

Orchestra Director for World Youth Day 2008 – the Papal Welcome and Closing Mass

Event Coordinator, Symphony in the Park with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra at Parramatta Park, March 2009

Musical Direction

Hot Shoe Shuffle – Australia and international tour to London, Japan & New Zealand
Dancin’ Man
Dynamite
(David Atkins Enterprises)

Cinderella
Aladdin
(IMG)

Living In The Seventies

Associate Musical Direction

Grease (1992)
(Gordon Frost Organisation)

Television

Resident bassist, The Midday Show (Nine Network) 1988-1998.

Resident bassist, Afternoon (Ten Network), 1984.

This Is Your Life
Musical direction – Debra Byrne
House band – David Atkins, Rhonda Burchmore, Maria Venuti, Geoff Harvey.

Jim McLeod’s Jazztrack (ABC TV)

Film

Music consultant:
The Quiet American
Bootmen
Walk The Talk

Performance, original movie soundtracks:
Bootmen
Walk The Talk

Radio

Arts correspondent,
HHH FM 100.1 for 2020/21