began life in Big Stone Gap, Virginia, son of Rev. &
Mrs. E. W. Dalton, the eighth of nine children. At age
three he began playing piano by ear, and at seven began
his studies with Hallie Litton.
is a Steinway
piano artist, an ASCAP writer and a member of NARAS
(the Grammys). He has recorded for
Integrity Music, WORD, Inc. and
PianoDisc. He is an inactive member of MENSA and studies
German and Portuguese.
He is a producer-arranger-conductor-piano soloist for his
own projects as well as a free-lance writer and producer.
has arranged concert and show music for Carol Lawrence,
Donald O'Connor, Larry Gatlin, Ellis Marsalis.
orchestral arrangements can be heard on albums by Steve Perry,
Paula Abdul, Tim Miner, Al Green, Vicki Wynans, Kim Boyce,
Maurice Sklar, Greg Buchanan, Living Sound.
arranging clients include Readerís Digest, Oklahoma Sinfonia,
Tulsa Ballet Theatre, CITGO Petroleum, Hyatt Hotels, Sheraton Hotels,
Phillips Petroleum, Miss Oklahoma/Miss America Pageant, United Way,
World Literature Crusade, Oral Roberts Television, LIGHT Records,
Lexicon Music, INTEGRITY Music.
ccompanist/orchestral piano credits include Cliff Richard,
Evie Tornquist, Dale Evans, Mel Torme/Peter Nero, Henry Mancini,
the Lettermen, Four Freshmen, Four Lads, the Drifters, many more.
pening act appearances include Shirley Jones and Rich Little.
ppearances include the International Maifestspiele,
Wiesbaden, Germany; BBC Radio, Oxford, U.K.; Explo '97
(Crescendo Orchestra), Basel, Switzerland; TulsaFest,
Tulsa, OK; Billy Graham Crusade, Durban/Johannesburg,
South Africa; Christian Booksellers Convention
(Atlanta/Denver/Dallas/Anaheim/Atlantic City); National Religious
Broadcasters (Washington, DC/Los Angeles/Indianapolis/Nashville);
National Day of Prayer (Tulsa);
ecording orchestras: National Philharmonic Orchestra (London);
Nashville String Machine (Nashville); Sinfonia of London;
SABC Orchestra (Johannesburg).
rchestral concerts: Western Australia Symphony (Perth);
Chamber Orchestra, Lima Philharmonic (Peru); Signature Symphany (Tulsa),
Bellevue (Washington) Philharmonic.
elevision appearances include Hour of Power, 700 Club,
Oral Roberts TV.
arry Dalton and Terry Law co-founded Living Sound International,
a musical ministry which performed concerts for many years on five continents.
Larry served as music director and vice-president for nine years.
Appearances included extensive work in Eastern Europe during the Cold
War era, a concert at the Vatican with Pope John Paul II, and the
Conference on Evangelism with Billy Graham (Lausanne).
arry served as music director for Oral Roberts television,
writing and conducting music for more than 1000 television shows.
oday Larry is producing a series of solo piano books and recordings
for advanced pianists for WORD, Inc. He serves as president of
Ars Musica Christiana, Inc., a non-profit corporation based in
Tulsa, OK. This organization works with musicians and missionaries in
the Christian church around the world.
e is a speaker at conferences and a clinician at music workshops,
a piano soloist, an arranger/conductor and a producer of recordings.