Louis Anthony deLise

Cherry Hill, New Jersey, UNITED STATES

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Louis Anthony deLise is an award-winning American composer, pianist, and percussionist.
He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and at age six moved with his family to rural
Pennsylvania where he attended the public schools and began his music study.

Louis’ first album as featured artist, Natural Light, was released in 2019. Natural Light
achieved a top-ten chart position on the ZMR charts and was nominated as “Best
Neoclassical Album” by the One World Music Awards. That same year, both the Zone
Music Reporter (ZMR), and Enlightened Piano Radio (EPR) nominated him as “Best New
Artists.” Natural Light included performances by Jeff Oster and Grammy-winner, Nancy

Also in 2019, Louis’ flute concerto, Salone del Astor, was named, “Best Newly Published
Mixed Duet” by the National Flute Association (NFA) and was premiered by flutists, Joan
Sparks, at the NFA’s convention in Orlando, Florida.

Louis has arranged and conducted orchestras on two charting albums for Grammy-winner,
Patti LaBelle, and has arranged for Grammy-winners, Peter Nero, and the band

Dr. deLise was Adjunct Lecturer in Theory and Composition at the Boyer College of Music
and Dance (in Philadelphia). He is the author of The Professional Songwriter, a textbook on

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AGift of Moments
2021, Neoclassical

Natural Light
2019, Ambient Neoclassical