Award – winning British composer Matt Nicholson scores commercials, film, and television from his studios in Lisbon and NYC.
Matt is a busy writer for for the top music supervisors and publishers on both sides of the Atlantic.
Recent advertising credits include commercials for Ford, FIFA, Verizon, L’Oreal, Renault, Nokia, Mazda, Visa, and Dove.
In television, Matt recently finished working on Channel 4’s ‘7 Year Switch’ and BBC2’s ‘The Pilgrimage’ – both airing in Spring 2018
Matt has recorded with the top orchestras in London and SA, and has hundreds of published works including albums for Universal, Position, Ninja Tune, Cavendish, Felt, Riptide, Elias, and Audio Network.
In 2018 Matt won the Music and Sound Award for best production music in advertising. Matt was also nominated for a Production Music Award in 2016.
Classically trained in the UK from an early age, Matt’s unusual versatility saw him performing opera at ENO, winning chamber music competitions on piano, playing drums at Glastonbury, and French Horn in Symphony orchestras.
He later engineered in commercial studios in London and SA, worked as a FOH engineer for Chaka Khan and Ludacris, and built the first mastering studio in East Africa.
Matt is proudly represented by Giles Stanley.
Matt’s track ‘Solstice’ features on this Bang and Olufson TVC: