Louis Anthony deLise is an award-winning composer, record producer, arranger and conductor. His compositions for soloists and ensembles have been recorded and are often performed worldwide. His arranging and conducting work appears on albums alongside that of many of the world’s top pop artists including, Carlos Santana, Sheila E., Wynonna Judd, Kanye West, CeCe Winans and Paul Shaffer.

Louis deLise was arranger and conductor for Robert Hazard (writer of “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun”) and Grammy® winners Patti LaBelle and Halestorm in concert performances and recordings. He arranged and conducted on two albums for Miss LaBelle: Timeless Journey and her number one hit, The Gospel According to Patti LaBelle. Additional songwriting, composing, arranging and producing credits include albums and singles on EMI, Vanguard, Def-Jam, Centaur and CBS record labels.

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Current Events and Publications

The Professional Songwriter published September 1st!

In the overcrowded world of “how to” books on songwriting, The Professional Songwriter stands out as unique. This book is designed to prepare the aspiring songwriter with the musical wherewithal and the business acumen needed to succeed in today’s bloodthirsty world of composing on-demand. More…

deLise Wins National Prize for New Concerto

Salone del Astor, a new concerto for flute by composer, Louis Anthony deLise, has won the National Flute Association’s “Newly Published Music Competition” for 2019. This win comes as deLise prepares to release his first ambient album as a featured artist. More…

New Miniatures Project

This past August, right after flutist Joan Sparks premiered my Salon del Astor at the National Flute Association Convention, she spoke with me about what she thought was a need in the repertoire for pieces that were, “playable, sophisticated, and with some of the jazz, pop, and rock idioms” that I tend to incorporate into my concert music. More…

Just Published, Passaggio, Suite for Flute and Harp

Passaggio collects the first three compositions from the New Miniatures Project. More…