David Legg holds a Bachelors of Arts in Music Education from Liberty University as well as a Masters of Arts in Musical Theatre Performance from New York University. David taught in the public school system for eleven years where his choirs won numerous awards on both the state and national level. During his time as an educator, Mr. Legg instructed at the secondary and collegiate levels, received several honors for excellence in teaching and was the chairman of the West Virginia Music Educators State Show Choir Festival. David has arranged music for many top-ranking show choirs throughout the United States. He currently lives in West Virginia designing shows, writing music arrangements, and composing original works.
While at New York University David worked with a variety of professionals from the Broadway community and had the unique opportunity to perform in events at Carnegie Hall and in a ceremony honoring Steven Spielberg and Robert De Niro. Some other performing credits include: My Fair Lady; Mame; Fiddler on the Roof; Starting Here, Starting Now; How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying; The Civil War; and a concert version of South Pacific with Brian Stokes Mitchell.
Mr. Legg has acted as the music director for productions presented by the Charleston Light Opera Guild, Liberty University, Fee/Hedrick Family Entertainment, Alluvion Stage Company and Norwegian Cruise Lines, as well as composing the music for four original musicals performed in university and professional theaters.
In his “free time”, David can be found judging show choir contests. He has been on the judging panel for such prestigious contests as FAME Show Choir Festivals and Show Choir Nationals held at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, TN. Over the years he has been invited to adjudicate contests from the East to the West Coast.
Purchases and Licensing
Before we can send your arrangement, you will need to obtain permission from the copyright holder. We are here to help guide you through the process if you are not familiar with how to purchase those rights. Creating your show should be enjoyable and we will do all we can to make it as stress-free as possible with acquiring the required copyright permissions/licenses.
The price for a copyright license can vary greatly, but most licenses are between $150-$300 per title. This fee is paid directly to the copyright holder/license clearinghouse by the client/organization. This is a separate fee from the cost of your arrangement. Please understand that you must secure copyright permission for each song title included in your arrangement. The length of time required to receive permission may also vary from immediately to even months. Occasionally, permission cannot be obtained. Therefore, it is always wise to apply for copyright permissions/licenses well in advance of the date in which you will need your arrangement.
Once you have chosen the arrangement(s) you wish to purchase, we will contact you with instructions on how to proceed. If you are familiar with the licensing process, PLEASE DO NOT PAY FOR COPYRIGHT PERMISSION UNTIL YOU HAVE OBTAINED WRITTEN APPROVAL FROM DAVID LEGG ARRANGEMENTS ON OUR ABILITY TO FULFILL YOUR ARRANGING NEEDS.
Upon receipt of permission, as well as, payment of the license(s) and arrangement(s), you will typically receive pre-arranged titles within one business day. Please be aware that without securing copyright permissions/licenses, we cannot distribute any musical arrangements.