David Butterworth is an experienced orchestral arranger who offers a wide range of services for composers and producers of 'commercial music'.
His credits include award-winning musical scores for a diverse range of film and television productions including GRAVITY (Steven Price), WINTER'S TALE (Rupert Gregson-Williams & Hans Zimmer), SHAME (Harry Escott), INTO THE STORM (Howard Goodall) and the BBC's ROBIN HOOD (Andy Price).
He also arranges music for live performance and recent projects include GRAVITY: SUITE FOR ORCHESTRA (Steven Price) as performed at the inaugural 2014 Oscar Concert, THE WAR OF THE WORLDS NEW GENERATION TOUR 2012/13 (Jeff Wayne) and TIM MINCHIN TOUR 2010/11. In 2012 he worked with Howard Goodall, Sir Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra on Rowan Atkinson's MR BEAN / CHARIOTS OF FIRE sketch for the London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony.
Educated at the University of Salford (BA Hons) and Bristol University (MA) he was privileged to study composition and arranging with Robin Dewhurst, Martin Kiszko and Adrian Beaumont. Initially, he gained industry experience working as a music copyist in Bristol before moving to London where he was fortunate to be given the opportunity to assist Geoff Alexander with the orchestration of Trevor Jones' later film scores, including THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN and AROUND THE WORLD IN EIGHTY DAYS. Since then his career has gone from strength to strength and he has established himself as a dependable professional, sought after for his proven ability to deliver work of the highest quality.