Alan trained as a music teacher and is a music graduate (BA Hons), Dip.Mus, PGCE, MISM. He also holds a diploma in Media Composition from ThinkSpace Education. His musical experiences range from directing orchestras and choirs to playing in rock bands. He also teaches the piano to adults.
Alan composes instrumental music suitable for production libraries, sync licensing and entertainment. His album, ‘Heritage’, has received media and label attention.
He has scored the music to feature films, short films, animated films, documentaries and audio books. Notable feature films include,’The Spell’ and the award-winning film, ‘A Mind of Her Own’ (Crystal Heart Award, Heartland Film Festival). Visit IMDb for a list of credits or the Films page.
Alan’s music has been heard on a US community TV channel, an animated film, The Leeds Young People’s Film Festival and the VoxNovus 60×60 Project. His ‘Phoenix’ score has played on the largest cinema screen in Europe (the ‘BFI London IMAX Cinema‘).
More recently, as a production music composer, his music has appeared on TV programmes across the globe.