Composer-lyricist Lance Horne has performed alongside, composed, and/or provided arrangements for Alan Cumming, Kristin Chenoweth, Ricki Lake, Cheyenne Jackson, Kelli O’Hara, Jake Shears, Meow Meow, Justin Bond, Sandra Bernhard, Amanda Palmer/Dresden Dolls, and Boston Pops; appeared with Seoul Philharmonic, Atlanta Symphony, London Gay Men’s Chorus, Sydney Dance Company, on Sirius Radio and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade; opened for Death Cab, Michael Feinstein, Dwight Yoakam; performed for President Obama, the First Lady, and Queen Elizabeth; conducted return engagements at Sydney Opera House, international tours of Handel’s Messiah Rocks and Jekyll & Hyde, West End appearances at the Vaudeville, Hippodrome, Garrick, and Apollo, multiple performances at Carnegie and Zankel Hall; participated in Pina Bausch’s final Tanzfestival, Baryshnikov’s Ringling Festival, David Bowie’s Highline Festival, Toronto’s Luminato festival, two seasons at Lincoln Center’s American Songbook and the Geffen; at ART, co-MDed/co-arranged Prometheus Bound by Steven Sater/Serj Tankian (System of a Down) and Cabaret starring Amanda Palmer; contributed original material and arrangements to Vegas! The Show currently playing at Planet Hollywood Casino in Las Vegas, MDed the Sater/Sheik Alice by Heart for the National Theater in London, and provided the vocal arrangements for the Broadway production of Little Women. His debut album First Things Last released on Yellow Sound Label (ADA/Warner) with concurrent concerts at Lincoln Center and on the West End.
MR. HORNE received an Emmy for Best Original Song (Daytime: One Life to Live), the Jonathan Larson Award for composer-lyricist, a Bistro Award for producing Alan Cumming’s album, I Bought a Blue Car Today, ASCAP Young Composer Awards, the ASCAP Foundation Jamie DeRoy Award for Emerging Songwriter, Interlochen Ovation Award, and is a Usual Suspect at NYTW. Composition residencies at the Orchard Project, New Harmony Project, American Opera Projects, TheaterWorks Palo Alto, ACT, Franklin Furnace, ArsNova, Public Theater, and the O’Neill NMTC,. Macy’s received an Emmy for “Yes, Virginia”, which Mr. Horne arranged and produced for their Thanksgiving Parade telecast. On NBC: 80th, 82nd, 83rd, 84th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parades with Diana DeGarmo, Phoenix Boys Choir, Clique Girls, Alan Cumming, Ann Hampton Callaway, and NBC Orchestra. On ABC: Lincoln Center Tree Lighting with Sesame Street, One Life to Live: Prom Night- The Musical. Scores and songs for film: Ready? OK! starring Carrie Preston (True Blood) and Michael Emerson (Lost), To Paint the Portrait of a Bird, Thank You For Judging, and Yes, Virginia. Recordings: Little Women (Ghostlight), Yes, Virginia, Songs From An Unmade Bed (Ghostlight), A Season’s Promise (New World Records), The Battery’s Down Season 2 (Sh-K-Boom), Julie Atherton’s No Space for Air (Speckulation), One Life to Live: Prom Night- the Musical (ABC), and the aforementioned Alan Cumming: I Bought a Blue Car Today (Yellow Sound Label) with additional singles with Cumming and remixes by DJ Morel.
HORNE actively supports amFAR, BC/EFA, Actor’s Fund, GLAAD, Sing for Hope, New York Hearing Institute, LiveOutLoud, Point Foundation, True Colors Foundation, Survivors UK and ASTEP through appearances and creation of original material. He holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s in Music Composition from The Juilliard School, currently completing his DMA at CUNY Graduate Center, has taught at Juilliard for a decade in the College, Evening, Precollege, and mentoring divisions, NYU, in Paris at EAMA, has guest-lectured in communications at Stockholm HyperIsland and in theater and composition at his alma mater, Interlochen Arts Academy. He is a proud member of the Players.
Musicals in development include The $trip and Amandine, contributing material to The Etiquette of Death at LaMama, a marionette show for Macy’s and a live event for Sydney Mardi Gras.