About DanceInspire

Beautiful and Inspirational Music for Ballet, Tap, Contemporary Classes and more!

DanceInspire is an exciting and inspirational new range of music for dancing. Featuring original music for ballet, tap and contemporary dance, aimed at all levels from tiny tots through to professional, the music is available on CD or in MP3 download form.

CDs can be purchased on this website by Credit Card or Paypal, or by sending a cheque for 15.00 (+ p&p) made payable to DanceInspire to: 49 Rose Drive, Chesham, BUCKS., HP5 1RR, U.K., quoting your name, address and order along with your payment.

The music has been composed and performed by widely acclaimed pianist, Adrian Sutcliffe, whose work includes many performances at the Royal Opera House in London and whose compositions have been featured on Classic FM Radio and on BBC2, as well as at venues throughout the UK from the South Bank to Sadler’s Wells.

All of the music has been written through extensive consultation with experienced dancers, dance teachers and examiners, to provide a range of inspiring music which will breathe new life into your classes, rehearsals, performances and shows! Whilst each album is carefully tailored to the corresponding style, level and individual exercise, the music is just as useable at other levels. In addition, our Music to Order service enables you to order the same pieces at different lengths and speeds or with any other adaptations you might require.

For any further information you are always welcome to email us on: office@danceinspire.co.uk

Meanwhile you can listen to samples of the various CDs on offer, make purchases at the Online Shop and browse through our Reviews Page (and of course contribute yourself via email, which we very much welcome!). As mentioned above there is also our ‘Music to Order’ service for those who need specific music of different genres, lengths, characters and speeds. We’re always happy to discuss details for such commissioned work and prices are available on request.

Please take your time to browse through the music on offer. We are always pleased to receive feedback, in particular with a view to suggestions for new additions to our range, which is continually expanding. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Adrian Sutcliffe studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London, where he gained the Frances Earle Scholarship for piano playing as well as being a prize-winner in many other solo competitions. His freelance career has featured many liaisons within the world of dance, including working for the Royal Ballet Company at the Royal Opera House, where he has played in a number of shows including ‘The Wind in the Willows’ and ‘Timecode’. He has played for the Genée International Ballet Competition and worked with B.R.B. and Northern Ballet as well as working with many well-known dancers such as Tamara Rojo, Alina Cojacaru, Sarah Lamb and Wayne Sleep. In addition he has played for and composed music for various dance/theatre colleges such as Bird College and Performers College in Essex.

Outside of the world of dance Adrian Sutcliffe has played at most major concert venues around the U.K., in particular with his own chamber group, CLASSIC RHYTHM. Venues include the South Bank, St. John’s Smith Square, St. David’s Hall in Cardiff, Birmingham Hippodrome and the Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool. As a Classical soloist he has performed in Eastern Europe and New Zealand and his wide-ranging skills have also led him to play in West End shows such as ‘The Lion King’.

His compositions have been featured on Classic FM Radio and on BBC2 and his dance compositions have been performed at Sadler’s Wells and at many other theatres around the U.K.. He also tours the world as a music examiner for the ABRSM, for whom his work has included tours of Malaysia, Cyprus, China, Hong Kong, Turkey, U.S.A., India, Thailand, Oman, Bermuda, Brunei, Macau, Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone and U.A.E.

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DanceInspire is especially grateful for the assistance and encouragement of the following individuals in the formation of the Company:

Eileen Thorogood * Sharon Sutcliffe * Lizzy Chong * Anna Momcilovic * Franki Caviglioli * Phil Ovel * Heather Blakeborough * Paul Colwell at The Focal Space