Cliff uniquely won the Kent Young Composer of the Year competition twice, originally aged just 14 years old. This success started him on a path that led him to study Commercial Composition at London’s Royal Academy of Music under Nick Ingman.
He has composed across many genres including work for television, film, theatre and concert performance.
In the realm of film and television he has written numerous television themes including “Britain Sings Christmas” (ITV), and scored a number of films including “Youtopia”, “My Dad’s A Birdman” and “The Other Side”.
Cliff has composed the music for many advertising campaigns including Furniture Village and Mecca Bingo. Work for the BBC includes original scores for a number of BBC Radio plays and national radio idents.
He has written two award winning musicals and has been a finalist in the Vivian Ellis / PRS Awards, having his work performed at both the London Palladium, The Queen Elizabeth Hall and the Edinburgh Festival.
He has also worked as a composer and musical director for the National Youth Music Theatre (YMT:UK), the New Shakespeare Company and Theatr Clwyd in Wales. His ability to connect with children has made him a popular choice for conducting childrens’ choirs for live events across the country, including performances at Buckingham Palace.
Here are a few compositions from Cliff’s SoundCloud.
Last updated: August 11th, 2020