A composer based in South Yorkshire composing in a variety of styles including multitracking, orchestral and chamber works, keyboard and vocal works. He is both classically trained and has plenty of experience with various popular music styles. Through the analysis of recent popular music and a thorough grounding in classical techniques his musical language is evolving and widening.
Composition, improvisation, keyboard player, organist and viola player.
Doctor of musical arts in composition.
Tutor for Sheffield Music Academy, and Performing Arts Development Service in Barnsley.
Teaching includes composition, instrumental groups, theory, A level, songwriting, piano, keyboard and violin.
Compositions/tapes made for Sheffield Philharmonic Orchestra
Melmoth Theatre Company, Sheffield Youth Orchestra, Straight 8 Film Festival, Ingrid Clement, Wentworth Strings.
Red Tape Studios: Music Business, Sequencing
Rock School Teaching Diploma dipRSL
Nottingham University A.Mus.D (Doctor of Musical Arts) in composition
Sheffield University M.Mus. Organ and Composition.
Durham University B.A. Hons in Music, including electronics, acoustics, studio course, harmony and counterpoint, compositional techniques, orchestration, and fugue writing.
Range of keyboards/synths, software, and recording equipment:
Sound Forge, Sibelius, Logic
Roland Juno Di Synth
Akai DPS12; Zoom MRS802
Rode NT4; Akai S1000 Sampler
Other Skills / Additional Information
Sibelius, Logic, Pro-tools, Sound forge, Cakewalk
with experience of
Schools / Education
Member Of The Musicians' Union