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David Butterworth is an experienced orchestrator and arranger who offers a wide range of services for composers and producers of commercial music.

In the capacity of supervising orchestrator he has delivered OSCAR, BAFTA and EMMY award-winning scores for a diverse range of film and television productions including: BABY DRIVER, FURY, GRAVITY, OUR PLANET and SUICIDE SQUAD (Steven Price); EARLY MAN, THE MATING GAME and SHAUN THE SHEEP MOVIE: FARMEGEDDON (Tom Howe); C4's ELIZABETH, History’s KNIGHTFALL and BBC’s ROBIN HOOD (Andy Price).

As a contributing orchestrator he has worked on scores written by other leading composers such as Chris Egan, Harry Gregson-Williams and Benjamin Wallfisch. Recent credits include: FIREHEART, CHICKEN RUN 2 and KRAVEN THE HUNTER.

He also arranges music for live performance and projects include: OUR PLANET LIVE (WWF, GEALive & Steven Price), THE WAR OF THE WORLDS – DOMINION THEATRE 2016 (Jeff Wayne), GRAVITY: SUITE FOR ORCHESTRA (Steven Price) as performed at the inaugural 2014 Oscar Concert, 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.

Tom Howe
Chris Egan

In his spare time he enjoys butlering for his family, cooking and flavouring home-made gin. He's recently taken up golf and is wrestling with the challenge of breaking 100 (strokes, not clubs).

Andy Price


Howard Goodall
Joe Trapanese
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