Lance Horne   Composer/Lyricist

Lance Horne

Lance Horne is a composer/lyricist who has performed with, composed for, and/or provided arrangements for Alan Cumming, Liza Minnelli, Carol Channing, Kristin Chenoweth, Ricki Lake, Pink Martini, the von Trapps, Jake Shears/Scissor Sisters, Justin Bond, Sandra Bernhard, Ben Folds, Neil Gaiman, Amanda Palmer/Dresden Dolls and the Boston Pops. He co-wrote and has toured the world with the acclaimed musical Meow Meow. He has performed for President Obama, the First Lady, and Queen Elizabeth.

Lance has conducted return engagements at Sydney Opera House and international tours of Handel’s Messiah Rocks and Jekyll & Hyde. He co-arranged and served as co-music director for Prometheus Bound by Steven Sater and Serj Tankian, as well as Cabaret starring Amanda Palmer, both at American Repertory Theatre.

He contributed original material and arrangements to Vegas! The Show, currently playing at Planet Hollywood Casino, was music director for Steven Sater and Dincan Sheik's 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" was released on Yellow Sound Label with concurrent concerts at Lincoln Center and the West End.  Lance's TV credits include the theme for The Ricki Lake Show (Fox) and multiple Macy's Parades for NBC. 

Among Lance's many honors are a daytime Emmy for Best Original Song, the Jonathan Larson Award, a Bistro Award for producing Alan Cumming’s album, "I Bought a Blue Car Today," the ASCAP Foundation Jamie DeRoy Award for Emerging Songwriter and an Interlochen Ovation Award. 

Lance is a Steinway Artist with a B.M. and M.M. in Composition from The Juilliard School. 

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