- Music Department
Composer TV/Film and Commercials. Born in Liverpool, England. Steve has been involved in music since the age of seven and has been working as a professional with Companies such as BBC, ITV, Channel 4, PolyGram, Universal, Fremantel Media etc. since 1982. He is a multi-instrumentalist and works from his own Studio located in an 18th century farmhouse on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park, Wales. Although Steve is widely known for composing the music for 'Brookside', 'Hollyoaks' and 'Grange Hill' and was Head Of Music for Phil Redmond's Mersey Television, (1982-2005 and then Lime Pictures 2005-2008), his more up to date compositions are as follows:- April 2009, composed the music for Jimmy McGovern's drama 'Moving On' series 1, a major five part series for BBC1 England. Also that year he arranged and produced the music for the Opening Ceremony for the Chinese/American Film Festival in Hollywood. In 2010, was commissioned to score a further ten episodes of 'Moving On' for series 2, which was transmitted November, 2010. Also that year he Orchestrated, Arranged and Produced the Album 'Happy Daze' for Steve MacFarlane, one of the co-owners of Parr Street Studios, Liverpool. The later half of that year Steve composed the music for a five part drama series for BBC1 'Justice' transmitted April 2011. After finishing the score for 'Justice', he was immediately recommissioned to compose the score for 'Moving On' series 3, 5x45 min. which was transmitted Autumn 2011. 'Moving On' series 2, received the How-Do-Award 2011 for Best Dama. August 2011, Steve finished Mixing and Mastering with Wayne Proctor the Album 'Alba Place' for Singer/Songwriter, Paul J Riley. Also in October 2011 Steve composed the score for Raymond Blanc's five part series 'The Very Hungry Frenchman' for NBC Universal/BBC2 which was transmitted 2nd February/March 2012 for 5 weeks. January 2012, Steve and Wayne Proctor completed Mixing Oli Brown's new Album 'Here I Am' for Ruf Records, Germany. February/March 2012 Mixed track 'Next Girl', performed by Oli Brown Band for Album 'Black On Blues, A Tribute To The Black Keys'. Steve then composed the score for the new BBC1 five part drama 'Secrets And Words' which was transmitted on 26th March 2012 over 5 consecutive afternoons. April 2012 scored the five part children's drama 'Stepping Up' for CBBC, transmitted September 2012. October 2012, scored 'Moving On' series 4, transmitted 28th January 2013 - 1st February 2013. January 2013 finished Mixing with Wayne Proctor, King King's Album 'Standing In The Shadows'. Released 25th March 2013. March 2013 finished Mixing with Wayne Proctor and also some additional Mastering on Aynsley Lister's Album 'Home' which was released 8th July 2013. March 2013 Mixed with Wayne Proctor Oli Brown's Live DVD and Live Album 'Songs From The Road' and released August 2013. April 2013 Mixed and Mastered the Lord Mayor's Charity Album Volume 1 of Various Artists 'battle of the atlantic 70th Anniversary Charity Album' released 23rd May 2013. July 2013 Mixed with Wayne Proctor the new Brothers Groove Album 'Play The Game' release date to be announced. August 2013 working on music score for series 5 of 'Moving On' 5x45 min. dramas for BBC1. To date (2017) completed 8 series of 'Moving On' and Mixed further albums for King King, The Mentuls,Ben Poole,Till Bennewitz,Adam Norsworthy,Stevie Nimmo Connie Lush Band, Red Butler, The Mustangs. Steve is proud to be an Endorsee of Fuchs Amplifiers U.S.A. He is a Freelance Guitarist and enjoys performing live with John O'Leary's Sugarkane and also Connie Lush Band.
- Soundtrack("The Break Up Song (They Don't Write Them Like That Any More)")
- Music Department(viola)
- Soundtrack("The Hollyoaks Theme")
- Music Department
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