Andrea Bocelli & Drew
“...beautifully recorded with the London Symphony Orchestra, and top notch playing from Drew.” - WQED Pittsburgh
CONCERTS, CORPORATE & CELEBRITY APPEARANCES
Drew has performed as soloist with Andrea Bocelli, Mike Garson (David Bowie's legendary pianist), and with Elton John, Stevie Wonder, the late John Denver, and for celebrity events for Bill Gates, Jamie Lee Curtis, Leonore Annenberg, Jackie Lee Houston, and as soloist for the Dallas Symphony Gala, Long Beach Symphony Gala, Palm Springs International Film Festival, Palm Springs Art Museum Gala, Palm Springs Air Museum Gala, and his own solo shows at the Las Vegas Venetian and many corporate events for BMW, IBM, HP, TD Ameritrade, Disney, Mutual of New York, Marriott International, Hilton, Catholic Healthcare West at the Reagan Presidential Library, Chinese American International Bankers Association, Gloria Jean's Coffee, Orange County Auto Show, Printing Industries Assoc. of Southern California, Beckman Coulter, Der Wienerschnitzel, Guthy-Renker Corporation, and more...
Drew has appeared as soloist with the London Symphony Orchestra, Slovak National Symphony, Missouri Symphony, Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra and others...
“Drew Tretick brings everything orchestras want from an artist, namely a great player with charisma, connection with the audience, and the greatest charts you could ever find. Orchestras will love playing with him because he makes it so easy, and audiences will keep wanting him back. You will make everybody in your organization happy with Drew Tretick.
Kirk Trevor, Music Director, Missouri Symphony
A classically trained violinist and graduate of the renowned Julliard School in New York City, Drew Tretick has garnered many accolades working with some of music's most iconic artists. An interview by Robert Walker, see HubPages.
PERFORMING WITH MIKE GARSON
Drew with Mike Garson (David Bowie's legendary pianist) and orchestra at Segerstrom Hall. A believer in the healing power of music, Garson wrote this Tango for his "Symphonic Suite for Healing." On stage, a 72 year-old woman with Parkinson's proved how compelling music is for symptomatic relief, as she dances effortlessly with her husband.
LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Drew Tretick's London Symphony Orchestra recording with legendary arranger, Bob Krogstad (Natalie Cole, Mel Torme, Michael Crawford, Disney, etc.); a collection of Cinema Classics meticulously engineered by Toby Foster and Grammy winning engineer, John Kurlander. See the Music page to stream, download and order CDs.
KAREN CHEN WINS GOLD
Karen Chen wins the U.S. Figure Skating Championships with the highest competition score ever while skating to Drew Tretick's London Symphony Orchestra recording of "The Godfather" (from his Cinema Classics album). Drew's music has also been used for the Champions On Ice Olympic winners tour, and is in the skating program of Viktoria Borzenkova and Andrei Chuvilaev, as chosen by famed skating coach, Tamara Moskvina. Drew's version of Con Te Partiro (Time To Say Goodbye) was used by Olympic Gold Medal Champion skaters, including Elena Berezhnaya and Anton Sikharulidze who tied with Canada's Jamie Sale and David Pelletier at the Salt Lake City Olympics. It has also been used by the top contenders in the Russian Nationals skating competitions.
RICHARD SHERMAN & DREW
Drew was honored to be invited by the Robert B. Sherman family to perform for the late songwriter's ceremony. With his brother Richard (below) they wrote classics such as "It's a Small World," and songs for musicals such as Mary Poppins, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Tom Sawyer, Winnie the Pooh, Charlotte's Web, and many more. The Sherman brother's "Feed the Birds" was Walt Disney's favorite song.
FILM SCORES, RECORDINGS
Drew has performed and recorded violin and viola solos for cinematic and Grammy winning recording artists and composers. Photo at left signed to Drew by legendary composer, John Williams. Drew recorded the Williams' film score "Can You Read My Mind?" from Superman on his London Symphony Orchestra recording.
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