BIOGRAPHY

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Graeme Stewart is a composer and music producer based in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and has written original music for some of the biggest and culturally significant events in the UK, including scores for feature film, animation, theatre and the concert hall.

Working with some of the biggest names on the Irish music scene including Brian Kennedy, Bronagh Gallagher, The Answer, And So I Watch You From Afar, Nathan Carter, Gavin James, and many others, his work has been broadcast internationally.

His arrangements have been heard on events such as the BBC's Proms in the Park and Sports Personality of the Year, as well as numerous special concerts for BBC Radio. Writing credits include the original score for the 2014 Irish independent feature "A Nightingale Falling", which he conducted and recorded with the Ulster Orchestra, orchestral arrangements and additional music for children's animation "Puffin Rock", and as musical director of "The Return of Colmcille"- the center-piece of the 2013 City of Culture year in Derry/Londonderry.

In 2018 Graeme wrote the arrangements for singer songwriter Davy Watson's Rhythm and Blues concert, which he also conducted, at the Ulster Hall in Belfast.

 

In 2020 Graeme wrote his Piano Preludes for which is he was grateful to receive an Arts Council of Northern Ireland grant to record these in 2021.

 

He is a graduate of Queen's University in Belfast and the Royal College of Music in London.

During 2020 he has been working on a variety of projects including arrangements for the BBC and Ulster Orchestra with Snow Patrol of their song "I Think of Home", as well as providing the theme music for the Radio Ulster podcast "The New Normal". He also wrote the new signarture music for BBC Radio Ulster's Good Morning Ulster news programme. He was also commissioned by the Ulster Orchestra to write music to accompany a series of special "Yoga" performances with Northern Irish yoga instructor Tanya Ross- broadcast on the orchestra's YouTube channel in June.