Stuart HancockComposer, Orchestrator and Conductor
Stuart Hancock is a composer, orchestrator and conductor who has previously had his works premiered at prestigious venues such as Royal Albert Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Barbican and Wigmore Hall. Working out of his studio in London, Stuart has written music for ‘We’re going on a Bear Hunt’, ‘The Ice King’, ‘Atlantis’ (TV series) among other films films and TV series.
He has also been awarded the BASCA British Composer Award for Best Community Projects for his concert work ‘Snapshot Songs’ in 2015, as well as the Jerry Goldsmith – Best Composer award in 2013.
Between 1999 and 2005, after graduating his Masters course in composing for film and television at the London College of Music and Media, Stuart fully dived in with London music production company Mcasso, where he composed and produced music for all commercial media. He is now forging a career as a busy freelance composer and orchestrator of film, television, commercial, theatre and concert music.
Recently Stuart has been busy working on his orchestral album ‘Raptures’ which he recently recorded with Jack Liebeck, Lev Parikian and the BBC Concert Orchestra at the Watford Colosseum in June 2019. His compositional blend of the romantic, powerful, melancholic and subversive are put to disc through the three works on the album: ‘Variations on a Heroic Theme’, ‘Concerto for Violin and Orchestra’ and ‘Raptures’.
WildKat PR is working with Stuart on his album ‘Raptures’ released in November 2019.