David J. Reading

Haslemere, Surrey United Kingdom

David J Reading
Bio: Other genres include: Classical, Fusion, Drama, Pop, Jazz, Funk.

Coming from a musical background,David started his training on the piano at the age of five. His musical and compositional skills were soon identified, and by the age of eleven David had won a scholarship to study classical piano, flute and violin at Wells Cathedral School in Somerset - one of the premier music schools in England.

In his early teens David began experimenting with synthesizers and sequencing, incorporating these ideas into his compositions. He then spent three years at Cambridge majoring in music with electronics; he also gained performance and teaching qualifications from the Guildhall School of Music, London.

For the past eighteen years David has been composing and programming for film and television, the multimedia industry and Internet applications.
He travels frequently to Los Angeles and New York, but is generally found in darkest Surrey.
His countryside studio is home to the latest state-of-the-art technology, including a variety of keyboards, synthesizers, samplers, three PCs, five Macintoshes, and
a very sleepy moggy...

Clients include:
Yamaha, Music Sales Ltd, Rupert Gregson-Williams, Shake Up!, EMI, KPM, Soundstage Amphonic, Spellbound Productions (San Francisco), BBC (London), Steel Spyder, Dangerous Films.

David recently scored National Geographic's Megastructures "Ice Hotel" programme ; wrote music for Channel Five's "Wild Events" series :- "Flight Of The Bat", "The Flamingo Feast" and "The Sardine Run".

Also, David's music has also been heard on:

The Oprah Winfrey Show, Taggart, Faking It, Wife Swap, Animal Planet, Horizon, Saturday Night Live, The History Channel, and BBC TV's children's programme The Basil Brush Show!
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