Denny Gore has been Music Director and Pianist for Lou Rawls, Mel Torme, The Pointer Sisters, Ice Capades, and other Pop Stars ----
on world tours and national television shows. He created the position of Music Director for KCTS / 9 Seattle (PBS); and held the position for eight years while composing music for over 120 documentaries and programs that were broadcast locally, nationally, and worldwide.
During that time, and in his recent independent music production, Denny has won 10 Regional Emmy Awards, one National Emmy recognition, and 18 National Telly Awards for his music scoring. In 1999, he received the honor of the “Classic” Telly Award----'best musical score” in the last 20 years--for his music from KCTS's “Over America”.
In the year 2000, he was inducted into the “Olympic College Hall of Fame”. In his recent tenure as an independent music producer, Denny
has worked with TV stations in New York City, Seattle, San Francisco, San Diego, and Juneau, Alaska. His recording studio in Gig Harbor has been host to “LooseLeaf”, a weekly one hour ‘NPR ‘ radio show, and has broadcast in over 275 cities across America.
Denny has served for four years on the Board of Directors for NATAS - (Emmys), and is a voting member for NARAS - (Grammys).
He has recently been scoring music for documentary films that were hosted by David Hartman, Tom Bodett, Shari Belafonte, and Rudy Maxa..
Denny performs on grand piano and synthsizer with the Seattle Symphony for their “Pop Series”, and continues to play as a soloist and bandleader, -- in Seattle's ‘finest' venues. He has recently been the 2002 regular pianist at Seattle's Four Season's Hotel, a regular performer with his group at the WA Athletic Club (for over 10 years), along with playing solo for (6) years at the Bellevue Athletic Club.