Steve Sidwell

Steve
Sidwell

Composer


Grammy award winner, Tony, Emmy & Olivier nominated arranger, composer, producer, conductor and trumpeter, Steve Sidwell, has featured on numerous albums, television shows, advertising campaigns and films with his distinctive and innovative orchestrations and compositions.

Steve was the Film Music Co-Producer on Bohemian Rhapsody

Television commissions include: the 79th Academy Awards; the London 2012 Olympics Closing Ceremony; the Rugby World Cup Opening Ceremony; BBC Special for VE Day 75 years; the BBC Music Awards; The Voice UK Series 1 & 2; Robbie Williams Live At The Albert Hall; Children In Need Rocks; Her Majesty The Queen’s 92nd Birthday Party at the Royal Albert Hall; Merry Christmas Baby with Gregory Porter and Friends; Arianna Grande at the BBC; Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway. 

Theatre credits include: orchestrating Beautiful: The Musical; The Christmasaurus; Dusty; Bat Out Of Hell; We Will Rock You; Made In Dagenham; Our House; and Daddy Cool
Film credits include: Moulin Rouge; Romeo & Juliet; Bridget Jones’ Diary; Teachers Pet; Spongebob Squarepants; and Finding Nemo.

Album credits include the orchestration and conducting of Robbie Williams’ multi-platinum selling albums ‘The Christmas Present’, ‘Swing Both Ways’ and Swing When Your Winning’. Recent projects include arranging and conducting for Elvis Presley & Roy Orbison (Symphonic), Aretha Franklin, Udo Lindenberg, Helene Fisher, Gregory Porter, Jeff Beck, Seal, Brian May, Bradley Walsh and Dame Shirley Bassey. Within the last three years Steve has produced and arranged three of the top selling UK albums for artists Bradley Walsh (Chasing Dreams & When You’re Smiling) and Sheridan Smith (Sheridan).

Advertising campaigns include the award winning Honda Choir, EE, Honda Illusions, Stella Artois, Guinness, M&S Christmas, Virgin Holidays, Nokia, Heineken, Orange, Bounty, Dulux, Lotto, Walkers, McDonalds, Supernoodles, Coca Cola and Capital Radio.

Recording Credits include: Robbie Williams; George Michael; Paul McCartney; Sir Mick Jagger; Mark Knopfler; Amy Winehouse; Snow Patrol; Lily Allen; James Bay; Hozier; Faithless; Cheryl Cole; Muse; Dizzy Rascal; Mika; Take That; Annie Lennox; Leona Lewis; Tom Jones; Sting; Elton John; The Feeling; McFly; Will Young; Bryan Ferry; Joss Stone; Eric Clapton; Rod Stewart; Stevie Wonder; Gregory Porter; Ellie Goulding; Jess Glyne; The Who; Ian Dury; Wet Wet Wet; Charlie Watts; Henry Mancini; and Michael Nyman.

Selected Credits


FILM 

Katherine Jenkins Christmas Spectacular (Music Supervision)         Altitude Film Entertainment
Director: Lynne Page, Marcus Viner
Producers: Andrew Levitas, Andy Mayson, Austin Shaw, Peter Touche
Starring: Katherine Jenkins, Bill Nighy, Vanessa Redgrave

Late Night
3 Arts Entertainment 
“Small Things” 
Arranged by: Steve Sidwell 
Starring: Emma Thompson, Mindy Kaling 

Bohemian Rhapsody (Film Music Co-Producer) 
Twentieth Century Fox 
Director: Bryan Singer Producers: Jim Beach, Graham King Starring: Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee 

Miraklet I Viskan 
Tri Art Film 
“Man With A Mission” 
Written by: Steve Sidwell 
Featuring: Steve Sidwell

Seeking a Friend for the End of the World 
Focus Features 
“The Cherry Tree” 
Written by: Steve Sidwell 
Featuring: Steve Sidwell

Life Partners 
Magnolia Pictures 
“Flowers and Trees” 
Written by: Steve Sidwell

Arthur 
Warner Bros. Pictures 
“A Harmless Game of Dress Up” 
Arranged by: Steve Sidwell 
Featuring: Russell Brand 

The Avengers 
Warner Bros. Pictures 
“Title Music” 
Arranged by: Steve Sidwell 
Producer: Marius De Vries 

Moulin Rouge 
Fox 2000 
“Sparkling Diamonds” 
Arranged by: Steve Sidwell 
Featuring: Nicole Kidman 

Bridget Jones’ Diary 
Universal Pictures/Miramax 
“Have You Met Ms. Jones” 
Arranged by: Steve Sidwell 
Featuring: Robbie Williams

Disney’s Teacher’s Pet 
Walt Disney Pictures 
“Take the Money and Run” 
Arranged by: Steve Sidwell 
Featuring: Jack Sheldon, Derek Watkins, Nigel Hitchcock 

101 Dalmatians 2 
Walt Disney Television Animation 
“One of a Kind” (End Titles) 
Arranged by: Steve Sidwell 
Featuring: Apollo 440

William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet 
20th Century Fox 
“Young Hearts Run Free” 
Arranged by: Steve Sidwell 
Producer: Marius De Vries 

FILM (CONTINUED)

Finding Nemo 
Walt Disney Pictures 
“Beyond the Sea” (End Titles) 
Arranged by: Steve Sidwell 
Featuring: Robbie Williams

Blart Got a Room 
Anchor Bay Entertainment 
“911 Swing” 
Written by: Steve Sidwell 

Mona Lisa Smile 
Columbia TriStar/Revolution Studios 
“The Heart of Every Girl” 
Arranged by: Steve Sidwell 
Written and Sung by: Elton John

Mr. Popper’s Penguins 
Twentieth Century Fox 
“SPIN SPIN” 
Written by: Steve Sidwell 

Another Happy Day 
Phase 4 Films 
“SPIN SPIN” 
Written by: Steve Sidwell 

Coming Soon 
Unapix Entertainment 
“Our Man in Havana”, “Mambo Inn” 
Written by: Steve Sidwell 
Featuring: Steve Sidwell

TELEVISION

Adventures of Aurora  | composer 

Merry Christmas Baby with Gregory Porter & Friends | music director 

The Queen’s Birthday Party | music director 

Velvet | songwriter 

BBC Music Awards 2014-2015 | music director 

Kidou Senshi Gundam: Tekketsu No Orphans | songwriter 

The Voice UK | music director/arranger 

NSPN’s NBA Finals (Kareem/Magic) | composer/arranger 

Victoria’s Empire | composer/arranger 

UK Music Hall of Fame | music supervisor 

BBC Teaching Awards 2006 | composer 

BBC’s Children In Need | music supervisor/music director 

VE Day Concert 2005 | music supervisor/music director 

The Olympic Torch Concert | music supervisor/music director 

ITV’s 50 Years of Television | music supervisor/arranger 

The Royal Variety Performance | arrangement contribution 

Live 8 | arrangement contribution 

Chris Moyles Quiz Night | composer 

Stars In Their Eyes | arrangement contribution 

Soapstar Superstar | arrangement contribution

Star For a Night | arrangement contribution 

Reborn In The USA | arrangement contribution 

 

TELEVISION (CONTINUED)

Tina Turner’s 60th Birthday | arrangement contribution 

One Night with Robbie Williams | musical arranger/music director 

Harry and the Wrinklies | composer

COMMERCIALS 

Honda – “Honda Choir” 
Samsung – Seductive Motion 
Hugo Boss – “Cayenne Man” 
Dulux Watches 
Volkswagon Passat 
Virgin – “Holidays” 
Stella Artois – “Apartomatic” 
Stella Artois – “Triple Filtered” 
Stella Artois – “Triple Piano” 
Nokia 
M&S – “Ice Hotel” 
Heineken – “Italy” 
Guinness – “Moth” 
Guinness – “Mustang” 
Coca Cola 
Boots – Summer Holiday 
McDonalds – “Sunny Side of the Street”

RECORDINGS (As Orchestrator/Arranger) 

Beautiful—The Carole King Musical 
Robbie Williams 
Robbie Williams + Nicole Kidman 
Seal 
Nelson Mandela’s 46664 Appeal 
Paul Carrack 
Amaral 

RECORDINGS (As Player) 

George Michael 
Enya 
Matt Bianco 
Hue & Cry 
Level 42 
Robbie Williams

SPECIAL EVENTS 

79th Academy Awards | Composer/Arranger/Conductor 
“Elements in Motion” 
* Emmy Nomination for Outstanding Picture Editing for a Special 

Habitat For Humanity | Composer/Arranger

CONCERT 

Robbie Williams Live at the Albert Hall | Arranger 

Robbie Williams Albert Hall | Production

THEATRE 

Beautiful—The Carole King Musical | Composer/Arranger/Conductor 
* GRAMMY Winner, Best Musical Theater Album 
* Tony Nomination for Best Orchestrations 

Queen 

“We Will Rock You” | Arranger 
“No One But You” | Arranger

Madness 

“Our House” | Arranger 
“Daddy Cool” | Arranger