Eve Nelson: Doing It All—Producing, Arranging, and Songwriting
Eve Nelson '86, is a leading composer, songwriter, arranger, and producer. She has collaborated with such wide-ranging talents as preeminent Turkish singer/songwriter Sezen Aksu, the late Eva Cassidy, Buster Poindexter, Donna Summer, Raven-Symoné, and New Zealand classical crossover act Hayley Westernra. She produced and arranged Chaka Khan's well-received 2005 standards album Classikhan with the London Symphony Orchestra, which she conducted for the live recording.
In 1994, she launched Manhattan-based multi-platform music production company Nelson-O'Reilly Productions with partner Bernadette O'Reilly. She has created nationally televised TV themes and commercials for Lifetime, TNT, Warner Bros., the Boston Red Sox, the NBA, and Major League Baseball. She also wrote and produced tracks on Universal's Stuart Little soundtrack as well as songs for the films Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen and Serendipity.