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WINNER 2015

Jerry Goldsmith Awards Laurel

BEST COMPOSER, 2013

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

SNAPSHOT SONGS

BASCA British Composer Award WINNER 2015
Community/Educational Project category - ceremony 9/12/15, BFI Southbank, London

ASCAP FOUNDATION HAROLD ARLEN FILM & TV AWARD

ASCAP Film and Television Scoring Workshop, Los Angeles, December 2014
Awarded for "excellence, professionalism, musical ability and career potential"

JERRY GOLDSMITH AWARD

BEST COMPOSER, 2013, International Film Music Festival, Cordoba
Category wins: The Desert Treasure (Best Documentary Score, 2013),
Killing Thyme (Best Live Action Short Film Score, 2016),
One Week (Best Free Creation, 2014), 'Take My Hand' from Unknown Heart (Best Song, 2014)

KILLING THYME

Winner of BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM SCORE, Jerry Goldsmith Awards, 2016

HAWK

BEST ORIGINAL MUSIC SCORE (featurette), Idyllwild Cinema Festival, California, 2013
BRONZE MEDAL for Best Impact of Music in a Short Film - Park City Film Music Festival, 2014
Runner-up for BEST FILM SCORE, Jerry Goldsmith Awards, 2013
BEST SHORT FILM, Carmarthen Bay Film Festival, 2012

THE LAST BELLE

GOLD MEDAL for Best Impact of Music in a Short Film - Park City Film Music Festival, 2014
Nominated, BEST SHORT FILM SCORE, Hollywood Music In Media Awards (Nov 2013)
GRAND PRIZE, Best Animated Film, Rhode Island International Film Festival, 2012
Pre-selected for BEST SHORT ANIMATION SCORE, Jerry Goldsmith Awards 2013

THE DESERT TREASURE (Plants Of Qatar)

VIOLETTA D'ORO for Best Soundtrack, Parma International Music Film Festival 2013
GOLD MEDAL Best Impact of Music in a Documentary - Park City Film Music Festival, 2014
Winner of BEST DOCUMENTARY SCORE, Jerry Goldsmith Awards, 2013

ONE WEEK (new Buster Keaton score)

Winner of BEST FREE CREATION, Jerry Goldsmith Awards, 2014

"Take My Hand" from UNKNOWN HEART

Winner of BEST SONG, Jerry Goldsmith Awards, 2014

PICTUREHOUSE

Nominated, BEST COMMERCIAL SCORE, Hollywood Music In Media Awards (Nov 2013)
Pre-selected for BEST COMMERCIAL SCORE, Jerry Goldsmith Awards 2013

CAMELOT Hero's Return

Clio Awards, New York, GOLD for Sound Design/Music, 2013

Eurobest GOLD for Sound Design/Music, 2012
Kinsale Sharks GOLD for Best Music/Sound Design, 2012
British Advertising and Television Craft Awards, Music/Sound Design nomination, 2012

GIN & DRY

BEST COMEDY, Carmarthen Bay Film Festival, 2012
BEST COMEDY SHORT FILM
Rhode Island International Film Festival, 2011

EMR

BEST FEATURE FILM
Raindance Film Festival
London, 2004

BURBERRY Rain

GOLD Award from the
Art Directors' Club of
New York, 2003

BBC WORLD CUP

D&AD Silver
Nomination, 2003

BBFC The Unknown

British Advertising and
Television Craft Awards 2003

LUCKY STAR

Silent Sound Films
National Competition
Winner, 1999

FILM SCORES

THEATRE

New opera commission (working title: The Cutlass Crew)
commissioned by W11 Opera for Young People, with libretto by Donald Sturrock.
To be staged in December 8th/9th/10th 2017, POSK Theatre, Hammersmith

RAIN DANCE (Youth Opera)
commissioned by W11 Opera for Young People, with libretto by Donald Sturrock.
Premiered 3rd/4th/5th December 2010, Riverside Studios, Hammersmith
US Premiere - North Cambridge Family Opera, Massachusetts - April 2014

The Father (Strindberg) - dir. Niki Flacks, Borealis Productions
The Courtyard Theatre, Covent Garden, London, October 17th - November 12th 2006

CONCERT MUSIC

Rhapsody, for accordion orchestra
Commissioned by the London Accordion Orchestra, cond. Ian Watson
Premiered (in competition) at the World Accordion Championships
May 6th 2016, Congress Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria

Snapshot Songs
Song Cycle for varied voices, commissioned by the SHM Foundation
Premiered by the LSSO, Snapshot Songs choir and soloists and Drumheads, cond. Peter Ash
April 13th and 14th 2014, Milton Court Concert Hall (Barbican), London

One Week (Buster Keaton short film score for live performance)
New orchestral score commissioned and premiered
by St Pauls Sinfonia, cond. Andy Morley
May 20th 2011, St Pauls Deptford, London

Folksong Suite
Suite for unaccompanied choir SATB based on traditional English folksongs,
commissioned by Making Music for the Voices Now Festival
Premiered by the Holst Singers, cond. Stephen Layton, 26th March 2011, The Roundhouse, London

Choir Straits
Cantata for unaccompanied choir SATB with soloists, with lyrics by Kit Hesketh-Harvey
commissioned by Gerry Mattock and Beryl Calver-Jones.
Premiered by the Bath Camerata/Kit & The Widow, cond. Simon Trist, 17th December 2009, Wigmore Hall,
London W1 and at Rook Lane Chapel, Frome, 14th February 2010, cond. Nigel Perrin

Insomniac
for solo cello, commissioned by Gerry Mattock and Beryl Calver-Jones.
Premiered by Robert Irvine, 13th March 2008, RSAMD Glasgow

Variations on a Heroic Theme
50th Anniversary concert show-piece for the Rehearsal Orchestra.
Premiere cond. Levon Parikian in "open rehearsal" 17th August 2007, Edinburgh Festival
and recorded by the Brno Philharmonic

Song for Peter
Song for choir SATB
Premiered and recorded 29th July 2007, Camberwell

Flight Paths
Suite for flute, oboe and piano, for the Karrillon Trio.
Premiere 20th March 2007, Radlett Music Club, Herts, and subsequently performed regularly

Endeavour - Dances from the Voyages of Captain Cook
Suite for wind band, for the Palace Band, cond. Caroline Franklyn
premiere November 26th 2006, Highgate URC, London N6

Bitter Suite
For Juice Vocal Ensemble and the London Phoenix Orchestra, cond. Levon Parikian
premiere June 9th 2006, St John's Smith Square

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra
For Paul Barrett, violin, and the Southbank Sinfonia, cond. Leo Hussain
premiere June 16th 2005, St John's Waterloo

Raptures - suite for flute, violin, viola and cello
for the Tullberg Ensemble - premiere October 1st 2003, St John's Smith Square
subsequently performed on numerous occasions by Sequenza and the Lacarni Ensemble

Concerto for Two Flutes and Orchestra
For Susan FitzGerald and Matilda Tullberg, flutes, and the Doppler Sinfonia, cond. Peter Stark,
premiere May 19th 2003, St John's Smith Square and recorded by the Brno Philharmonic

Symphonic Suite from Lucky Star
For the London Phoenix Orchestra, cond. Levon Parikian.
premiere 5th June 2002, St John's Smith Square and performed
by the Camden Chamber Orchestra, Royal Holloway Orchestra, Lydian orchestra and Kingston Philharmonia

Lucky Star (Hollywood feature film score for live performance)
For the Tempus Chamber Orchestra and Silent Sound Films
premiere February 23rd 2001, Royal Festival Hall
and performed by the Oak Hill Orchestra and St Pauls Sinfonia

TELEVISION

RADIO IDENTS and PROMOS (selected)

TV IDENTS and PROMOS (selected)

COMMERCIALS (selected)

Santander (WCRS), Sainsburys 'Little Twists' (AMV BBDO), 3 Mobile (Weiden&Kennedy), Carling The Catch (Creature London), Expedia (Ogilvy&Mather), Thatchers Cider (Bray Leino), Scotts/MiracleGro (McGarryBowen), Adidas/Footlocker (Creature London), Ferrero Rocher, Coke Zero (Publicis France), Philips (Ogilvy&Mather), Nike (Wieden+Kennedy), George at Asda (Fallon), Lactofree (Wieden+Kennedy), Camelot (AMV BBDO), Ikea (Mother), Pimms (Mother), Dynamo/Ariel (Malaysia), Daily Mail (M&C Saatchi), HSBC (JWT/Ridley Scott Associates), Monopoly City (DDB Worldwide), Operation Smile (RAPP UK), Clarks Yotoys, Weetos (WCRS), Carling Belong (BMB), Astra (DLKW), Agent Provocateur (test, Storm Films), V8 (DLKW), Tenalady (DLKW), Branstons (DLKW), Royal Navy (COI), Zurich (Joshua), Burger King (DLKW), Daewoo (several campaigns, DFGW), Marks & Spencer (RKCR Y&R), BBFC Unknown (DFGW), COI Aim Higher (DFGW), Rennie (Bates UK), Coco Pops Crunchers (Leo Burnett), UBS (several campaigns, Publicis), Swiss Milk (Will Van Der Vlugt), Bugles (McCann Erickson), Electrabel (Will Van Der Vlugt), McDonald's (several campaigns, Leo Burnett), Walkers Crisps (AMV BBDO)