Biography

Michael Jennings is a composer and arranger for film and television. He also works with  bands and singers as an arranger, instrumentalist and songwriter and has received commissions from choirs and various ensembles.

Career highlights include: scoring Harlan Coben’s The Five (directed by Mark Tonderai for RED Production Company), collaborating with high-profile bands such as: Massive Attack, The Kooks, Nellee Hooper and Neil Davidge as an arranger, conductor and instrumentalist, and also choral commissions, including one for the Royal Maundy Thursday Service from the choir of Liverpool Cathedral and the Chapel Royal.

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He has collaborated with the sound artist Janek Schaefer on a number of projects including the award winning installation Extended Play which won Janek the BBC Composer of the Year (Sonic Arts) 2008.

Michael began his musical education as a chorister at Westminster Abbey. Later he went on to read Music at the University of Edinburgh, studying composition with Nigel Osborne and Marina Adamia.