Composer Biography

David Tobin

David is an award winning songwriter, composer, arranger, orchestrator, MIDI programmer and M.D.

Having graduated from the Guildhall School of Music in 1990, he went on to Major in Film Scoring and Arranging at Berklee College of Music in Boston, USA.

Composer
David has many years of songwriting, composing & arranging credits in film, TV, media, commercial album writing/arranging and numerous theatrical credits as well. His music has been heard on over 200 TV & Film Productions, with clients in the UK ranging from BBC TV & Radio, to ITV and Sky and U.S networks NBC, CBS and Fox. He’s also written 3 musicals (the latest being based on the life of Harry Houdini).

Having previously written for the Gung Ho Music Library and the LA-based media music producers Heavy Hitters Music. David has recently collaborated on U.S based projects with Boston Producer of the Year Crit Harmon and internationally reknowned pianist Steve Lodder.  He is in demand as a Musical Director both of choirs, bands and musicals in the UK. David is the Sibelius UK National trainer as well as a Logic Pro train the trainer.”

As well as being a top level songwriter, David is a niche expert at creating orchestral / crossover scores.  A specialist in using cutting edge technology with the latest industry standard sound sources, David is one of the rare musicians that is equally adept at creating a “big hollywood” sound working with either live musicians and a baton, or with MIDI production.

Collaboration
David has collaborated with several great writers over the past 8 years  - the latest and most fruitful collaboration being with fellow Audio Network writer - Jeff Meegan.

Musical Director
David has worked as MD and assistant MD on stages all over the UK and through Europe. He is a highly experienced vocal coach and has worked with many of the leading names in the industry.  He has toured internationally with large and small scale productions and is equally adept at working with large casts and small ensembles alike.

Educator / Consultant
David is a Logic certified trainer and one of the UK National Sibelius Trainers.
David has previously been a regular guest lecturer at the Birmingham Conservatoire (film scoring) and ran an annual film scoring summer school there.


Recordings








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A selection of my tracks

2:45
Heroic, building orchestral theme with ethnic percussion & majestic choir
 
1:05
Epic riser with pulsing bass & driving drums
 
3:15
Brooding Delta blues song about adversity & hope with male vocal
 
2:54
Driving blues shuffle with distorted harmonica & guitar lick trade-offs
 
3:02
Chirpy song with male lead & doo wop backing group over swinging jazz combo
 
1:49
Intimate four part male vocal arrangement of an American spiritual classic
 
2:21
Melancholic oboe melody with string quartet, light piano & delicate harp
 
2:16
Whimsical & stealthy pizzicato movement for strings
 
2:22
Sparse, wistful piano motif over sustained strings
 
2:31
Slow & mysterious string melody with Middle Eastern instruments
 
 
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