Joe Starr

Actor, Extra, Band Member, Composer, Pianist,… more

Gloucester, United Kingdom
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Audio

Master Reboot - Main Theme

Main title loop composed for independent and mysterious video game 'Master Reboot'.

01Master Reboot - Main Theme
02Somewhere In My Memory - Barn Academy
03Master Reboot - Start Room Loop
04The Last One - End Credits
05Jack - Main Theme
06Jack - Level 1
07Betty - Opening Theme
08That's Life - Me & Myself
09That's Life - End Credits
010Cinderella Music Cues

Physical Attributes

Height:
180 cm / 5ft 11in
Weight:
80 kg / 176 lbs
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Skin color:
White
Waist:
82 cm / 32 in
Eye color:
Blue
Hair color:
Brown
Hair length:
Short

Credits & experience

2020
  • Barnstormers Community Choir : Music Director / Arranger
  • The Addams Family (The Barn Academy - Cirencester) : Music Director
  • The Barn Academy @ The Barn Theatre : Music Director & Workshop Facilitator
2019
  • Annie Jr (The Barn Academy - Cirencester) : Music Director
  • The Producers (Everyman Theatre - Cheltenham) : Music Director
  • Darcy (Award-Winning Country Music Artist) : Music Director (Keyboards/Synths)
  • Swindon Music Co-Op : Piano Tutor
  • The Music Guru : Piano Tutor
2018
  • P&O Cruises : Band Leader / Music Director
  • Holland America Line : Band Leader / Music Director
2017
  • P&O Cruises : Band Leader / Music Director
  • Holland American Line : Showband Pianist
2016
  • P&O Cruises : Musician (Piano/Keyboards/Synths)
  • Bye Bye Liver (Actors Theatre of Minnesota) : Music Director / Actor
  • Holland America Line : Showband Pianist
2015
  • Bye Bye Liver (Actors Theatre of Minnesota) : Music Director / Actor
  • Legends in Concert : Keyboards/Synths
  • Flanagan's Wake (Actors Theatre of Minnesota) : Music Director / Actor
2014
  • Legends in Concert : Keyboards/Synths
  • Norwegian Cruise Line : Band Master (Music Director)
2013
  • Royal Caribbean Cruise Line : Showband Pianist
2012
  • Norwegian Cruise Line : Band Master (Musical Director)
  • University of Bristol : MA - Composition of Music for Film & TV
2011
  • Norwegian Cruise Line : Showband Pianist
2009
  • University of Glamorgan : BA (Hons) - Popular Music & Jazz in Context

Acting

Acting experience

No previous acting experience


Extras

Extras experience

No previous extras experience


Music

Keyboard ability

Expert


Vocal ability

Backing vocals


Composer ability

Expert


Singing styles
  • Pop
  • Rock

Favourite genres
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Electronic
  • Jazz
  • Classical
  • Country

Joe has recently moved back to the UK after starting his career as a musician at sea. He is currently performing with award-winning British Country Music artist Darcy.

Between 2011-2018 Joe worked as a Music Director, Bandleader and Musician across four major cruise lines performing around the world with jazz ensembles, function bands, production orchestras and solo work. He has worked with a huge number of international guest artists and entertainers, and notably has performed with Bernard Purdie – the world’s most recorded drummer.

For two years Joe worked with Las Vegas based production company Legends In Concert performing on board Norwegian Cruise Line’s biggest ship, Norwegian Epic, and has worked with various production companies in Minnesota, USA as Orchestrator and Music Director on projects including improv-based productions and original Musicals. He also composes and directs music for theatre within the UK, and will be Music Directing a production of The Producers in Cheltenham in the summer of 2019.

Graduating in 2012 from the University of Bristol with an MA in Composition of Music for Film and TV, Joe has experience in composing, arranging and producing many styles of music for screen media, theatre and live performance. His recent composition project, video game Master Reboot is currently available for PC, Mac, PS3 and Wii U. At present Joe is collaborating with Australian meditation company StressFit to provide binaural sound design and original scoring for their latest series of guided meditations.

As a seasoned arranger, Joe has produced original musical arrangements for individual entertainers working internationally as well as some of the world’s biggest cruise lines. His work can be heard on ships globally, performed live by house bands in headline shows as well as in lounges.

Teaching employment includes working with both children and adults. With experience as an instrumental tutor and as a workshop leader, he has taught Voice, Piano, Sax and Drums to students of all ages throughout the UK and Minnesota.

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