Stephen is one of the top film orchestrators in the world.

He has been lead orchestrator on the following feature films: Pacific Rim, Safe House, Wreck It Ralph, Abraham Lincoln:Vampire Hunter, Puss n Boots, X-men First Class, Clash of the Titans, Ironman, Kick-Ass, Sunshine, 28 Weeks Later, Miami Vice, GI-Joe Retalliation, and many more..

Plus for television: Game of Thrones, Person of Interest, Flash Forward, and more..

He also has done string arrangements for artists such as: Amy Winehouse, Cee-lo, Nelly Furtado, Usher, Big Sean, Jennifer Husdon, and others..


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Growing up in South Carolina and Alabama, and then living in New York, then London and now finally Los Angeles, Stephen has had a fairly adventurous background.

Stephen received a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Composition from the Manhattan School of Music, in New York. in 1994.

At 22, Stephen then became the assistant conductor of the New York Youth Symphony, where he made his Carnegie Hall debut in 1995, conducting Aaron Copland's ballet suite, "Rodeo" to a packed house.

He has written a full-length musical "ONE LAND" and a film score for the feature-length independent film "WELCOME STRANGER", which was recorded at 20th Century Fox, Los Angeles.

Early in his career, Stephen was hired by Tony Award-winning orchestrator William D. Brohn to assist in the orchestrations of Broadway shows including "Crazy For You," "The Red Shoes," "The Secret Garden," and the Lincoln Center performances of "110 Degrees in the Shade."

From 1995 to 2001, Stephen was Music Associate in the offices of Cameron Mackintosh, LTD, in London, where he assisted in the production, orchestration and rehearsals of "Miss Saigon" (at Drury Lane Theatre), "The Witches of Eastwick" (at Drury Lane and Prince of Wales Theatres), and "Les Miserables" (at Palace Theatre and the Tenth Anniversary Concert). From the inception to the completion of "Martin Guerre" (Prince Edward Theatre, U. K. and U. S. national tours) he worked as assistant to the composer, Claude-Michel Schonberg, taking-down and notating the original music and preparing it for rehearsals. He also worked on the music of "The Fix" (directed by Sam Mendes and performed at Donmar Warehouse).

While in London, he did the orchestral adaptation of the current version of "Oliver" for Cameron Mackintosh's productions, based upon William D. Brohn's original West-End orchestration. Stephen also orchestrated sections of "Hey, Mr. Producer", commemorating the career of Cameron Mackintosh, (performed at the Lycium Theatre and featured as a broadcast on many public television stations). His most recent orchestrations for theatre were accomplished with Mr. Brohn for the hit show, "My Fair Lady" (directed by Trevor Nunn, performed at Royal National Theatre and Drury Lane Theatre). "Gone With the Wind" (directed by Trevor Nunn, performed at the New London Theatre).

He was musical director of the musical by Jimmy Buffett and Herman Wouk, "Don't Stop the Carnival".

Since moving to Los Angeles in 2001, moved to Los Angeles, he has been lead orchestrated and or conducted many Feature Films.

In 2012 he began to return to musical theatre writing a demo for "Shrek the Musical". You can find the demo on the audio page of this website.

Stephen currently has several musicals he is composing in development.



Conducting in Sweden - 2010










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