Phil Hinton – Biography

Phil Hinton is a British born pianist, arranger, orchestrator and conductor. He has worked in those capacities for the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) and many of the independent broadcasting production companies. He has also arranged and orchestrated the music, played piano and conducted on over 200 major hit albums for artists such as Shirley Bassey, Anthony Newley, Howard Keel, Vince Hill, Andrew Lloyd-Webber and Paul McCartney, to name just a few. He was personal music director to British singing star, Vince Hill for more than ten years.

Since emigrating to the USA in 1994 he has given many classical and jazz piano recitals around the USA and on several cruise ships. Phil has directed the music for countless theatre shows all over the USA. He was conductor of the Florida Pops Concert orchestra for three years. He was musical director and pianist on Engelbert Humperdink’s 2013 tour of Australia and New Zealand. He was also the resident pianist for the Kravis Pops Orchestra in West Palm Beach under the baton of celebrated singer and entertainer, Michael Feinstein for three years and a regular guest pianist with The Florida Orchestra in Tampa.

Phil is an adjunct professor of piano in the music faculty at Florida Atlantic University teaching commercial piano techniques. He is in demand world-wide as an arranger and orchestrator.

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