A classically-trained pianist, Simon is signed to an indie label distributed by Universal Music for whom he writes music for licensing in the TV, film and advertising industries.

Pop music-wise, Simon has worked with Grammy-winning producer Philip Larsen (who has produced Katy Perry, Britney Spears, Kylie Minogue) and Richard Niles (who has worked with Paul McCartney, Tina Turner & Mariah Carey)

He's also worked with UK band Atomic Kitten singer Liz McClarnon, and producers in Mark Goodier's Wisebuddah Music in London. 

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Simon is currently recording a big cinematic orchestral album with a major indie production music library for music licensing.  He is also working on exciting new album projects with a variety of talented collaborators. 


Simon is a classically trained pianist who loved composition while studying music in Oxford – this led on naturally to him also writing pop songs and, more recently, writing music for licensing in the TV, film and advertising industries.

At present, he is focussing his attention on writing music for licensing.

He has enjoyed working with Grammy winning producer Philip Larsen, Richard Niles, as well as for projects with the UK band Atomic Kitten singer Liz McClarnon and with prominent UK music industry figure Mark Goodier. 

He has also developed new artistic talent here in the UK as well as obtaining more global pitches with major labels. 

Outside music, Simon has varied interests - aside from being a big Agatha Christie fan, he enjoys living in the beautiful Yorkshire countryside in England, and loves both interior and exterior architecture, travel, history, local history and natural history; he also enjoys the more spiritual side of things including yoga. 




To learn more about Simon Surtees Music please do get in touch.

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