composer    producer     Steve Pycroft drummer    filmmaker

 
 

“Steve Pycroft is a consummate musician, and seemingly can turn his hand to almost anything.  His arrangements are superbly crafted, beautifully orchestrated and highly original.”

(Les Pratt - BBC Radio 3)


Steve Pycroft is a composer, producer, drummer and filmmaker based in Manchester.

One of Steve’s recent projects involved composing two orchestra pieces for Children in Need - in association with Les Pratt and BBC Radio 3. The pieces were recorded by the BBC Philharmonic and The Hallé orchestras, and were available to purchase online, with all proceeds going to Children in Need.


In 2013, Steve also worked with BBC Radio 3 on a similar project for Comic Relief. Steve arranged Justin Bieber’s ‘Beauty and a Beat’ for Baroque Orchestra - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hZF3hbybazU


Steve is also the Musical Director and composer for the Kaleidoscope Orchestra, a session orchestra based in Manchester. The ensemble had YouTube fame with their video of Steve’s ‘Skrillex Suite’.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PbvFBKlexC4


Steve is also the drummer for The Riot Jazz Brass Band who in 2013, performed on the West Holts stage at Glastonbury. The band has also appeared at festivals such as Soundwave (Croatia), Womad, Kendal Calling, Bestival, The Big Chill and Fusion (Germany.)

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