composer; arranger; saxophonist; pianist; musical director; studio recording and production; instrumental teacher, accompanist
Composer, producer and musical director for theatre shows and commercial recordings. With music set against adult themes, compositions have attracted both critical acclaim and commercial success including: The Edinburgh Festival, Above The Stag theatre and many other venues in London, including appearances on BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio Scotland and Vintage TV. Other work includes commissions for Clementine The Living Fashion Doll - Mark Mander and 6 concept albums released by Cherry Red Records, featuring Andy Bell as ‘Torsten’.
Performer in many orchestras, bands and music groups around London & Surrey and composer of a variety of wind band, saxophone quartet, saxophone octet & big band original pieces as well as arrangements of well-known pieces (5 publications with Warwick Music.)
Teacher of saxophone, piano, clarinet, violin, flute, classical and jazz theory; composer, arranger and musical director; studio recording and producer. A good communicator with the ability to connect with pupils, working with individuals to nurture their talent and help them to reach their full potential, whilst building strong relationships with parents. Teaching experience on a one-to-one basis, in group settings and remotely. Creation of learning resources for pupils in lessons and at home. Expansive knowledge of classical and jazz theory, composing and arranging, ensemble direction, conducting and music technology. 100% pass rate across Grades 1-8 on all exam boards during teaching career.
Latest news ...
𝗙𝗶𝗴𝗮𝗿𝗼'𝘀 𝗥𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗹𝗿𝘆 - 𝒯𝒽𝑒 𝓂𝑜𝓇𝓃𝒾𝓃𝑔 𝒶𝒻𝓉𝑒𝓇 𝓉𝒽𝑒 𝓃𝒾𝑔𝒽𝓉 𝒷𝑒𝒻𝑜𝓇𝑒 ... has just been added to the Concert Wind Band page.
New compositions for saxophone quartet, saxophone octet, concert wind band, school/training band and big band have been added to the Ensemble Sheet Music page. These are available to purchase from the Shop as printable PDF downloads that will be emailed to you after purchase.
Please note that further saxophone quartets and a piano accompanied solo saxophone solo book are still available on the Warwick Music Publications page.
Please click on the photos above to view my home studio, Studio Aramis. The Andy Bell is Torsten albums have been composed, recorded and mixed in the studio along with all of my compositions and arrangements for wind ensembles and TV/internet videos.
The acoustically treated studio is fully equipped with iMac, audio interface, microphone, monitors and headphones to work in partneship with Sibelius notation software, Logic Studio and mastering software.
Studio hire rates are available on request.