Orchestrator on Feature films including


Orchestrator on TV programs and adverts including


Orchestrator Live


Orchestrator Games


Source Music on Film and TV Show


Music Preparation






Simon Whiteside has worked in the music industry since Graduating from the UK‘s National Film and Television School (NFTS) in 1995, having previously graduated from Bath university studying composition. His lists of credits as orchestrator include Harry Potter and the order of the Pheonix, Brighton Rock, Over the Hedge and Harry Brown. He has worked on many TV series from Love in a Cold Climate, Persuasion and other Jane Austen Adaptations, Little Dorrit and other Dickens and more recently on Downton Abbey and Mr Selfridge.  He has also arranged and plays in many Jazz bands which lead him to be on set Music supervisor for Jazz on Downton and Mr Selfridge. He also played a monthly gig at London’s Ronnie Scotts club with the Jive band Kai’s Cats for 7 years. In recent years Simon has been involved in many Live orchestra and Film projects including Wallace and Grommit and Brassed Off at the Royal Albert Hall and The Italian Job which premiered at Theatre Royal Drury Lane.  Simon has also worked on concert hall music, particularly in the Jazz Crossover area for artists such as Gwilym Simcock and Trish Clowes with the BBC Concert Orchestra, Caro Emerald and the Metropole Orkest and BBC Proms with Jamie Cullum, The Heritage Orchestra and Metropole Orkest.