Emmy award winning composer Dave Pierce has been a creative leader in Canada and the global entertainment industry for over 25 years. He is leads creative teams tasked with producing a mega-spectacle events such as The Calgary Stampede’s yearly Grandstand Show. With music as the foundation of his career, Pierce’s multi-talents have lead to successes in the entertainment industry including: orchestrating music for Andrew Lloyd Webber, Radio City Music Hall’s Christmas Spectacular featuring The Rockettes, and over twenty Broadway touring shows. Pierce has arranged music for a multitude of artists including Michael Bublé, Bryan Adams, Ariana Grande, Celine Dion, Robbie Williams, Carrie Underwood, Jann Arden, Paul Brandt, Tricia Yearwood, John Legend, Alicia Keys, and Garth Brooks. As a music director, Pierce won an Emmy Award for the Opening Ceremonies of the 2010 Olympic Games. Following the success of the 2010 Olympics, Pierce worked on a variety of productions including Michael Bublé’s Christmas television specials, ACMA’s, PBS music specials, Grammy’s Celebrate Sinatra 100. The last decade has found Pierce expanding his creative talents into the world of concept and artistic direction for live mega-shows and music events.