British composer Matt Nicholson scores commercials, film, and television from his studios in Cape Town and London.

Equally comfortable recording with live orchestra or working with samples, Matt has currently has over 300 published tracks worldwide, with publishers including Universal, Audio Network, Riptide, Elias, Evolution Music Partners, and Felt.

Matt has scored dozens of commercials and TV shows. Recent credits include TVC’s for L’Oreal, Tesco, and Mazda, a wildlife series for Animal Planet and Discovery Channel, plus documentaries including C4’s ‘Married at First Sight’, and ‘Simon Schama’s Face of Britain’. He has also composed music for award – winning cinema.

Classically trained in the UK from an early age, Matt’s broad experience includes singing opera at ENO, played drums at Glastonbury, and French horn in symphony orchestras. He has also worked as a live engineer for Chaka Khan, and recorded with the top orchestras in Europe and SA. He also built the first mastering studio in East Africa.

Matt is proudly represented by Giles Stanley Management.


Matt’s Publishers

felt to size

Felt Music

60 tracks and counting with Soho's top production music company.
riptide sized


Major US publisher for film, trailers, TV, and advertising.

Universal Publishing

Matt writes high - end production music on Universal's 'Atmosphere' label. Check out his recent release 'Cinematic Reflections'. More to come in 2015.
red moths

Red Moth Music

London - based film music company for library and custom scoring,
an smallest

Audio Network

Global publisher for picture. Matt is recording an album with Andrew Skeet and the English Session Orchestra at Abbey Rd later this year.
elias sized


Major film and trailer publisher based in Los Angeles.
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