Orchestrator and Composer
Martin Higgins is an award-winning Orchestrator and Composer known for his work in Film, Television, Theatre and other media.
Theatre credits as Orchestrator include; The Color Purple – UK Tour (Winner of Whatsonstage Award for Best Regional Production); Working – Southwark Playhouse, London (Nominated for Whatsonstage Award for Best Off-West End Production and Offie Award for Best Musical Production); The Railway Children – Cadogan Hall, London; West End Does: The Magic of Animation – Cadogan Hall, West End Does: Bond – Cadogan Hall; London; Henrietta – NYMT, The MCT at Alleyn’s, Dulwich; Whatsonstage Awards – Prince of Wales Theatre; Pride at the Palace – Palace Theatre, London; Musical Meets Symphony – Orchard Hall, Tokyo; Amdram - Leicester Curve, Leicester and The Other Palace, London; After You – Crazy Coqs, London and recorded as part of Tonight At The London Coliseum, London; Kings of Broadway – Palace Theatre, London; This Christmas – The Other Palace; Screamphone – Edinburgh Film Festival and UK Tour; Sondheim: Smiles of A Summer Night – Cadogan Hall, London; Fortune Lane: The Musical – London Workshop; All Aboard – Electric Theatre, Guildford; 2 Become 1 – Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Kings Head Theatre, London; Paul Baker: A Baker’s Dozen – 54 Below, New York City; Playing Our Part – Cadogan Hall (Nominated for Broadwayworld.com’s Theatrical Event of The Year); Hamlisch – St James Theatre, London; Encore – Recorded Live At Abbey Road.
Film credits include; Aladdin – Walt Disney Studios; Cinderella – Walt Disney Studios; Artemis Fowl – Walt Disney Studios; Death on The Nile – 20th Century Studios; Murder on The Orient Express – 20th Century Fox; Late Night – 3 Arts Entertainment; All Is True – TKBC; A Gift From Bob – Studio Pictures; Surviving Christmas with the Relatives – Studio Soho Films; A United Kingdom – Fox Searchlight Pictures; Whisky Galore – Whisky Galore Movie Ltd; The Emoji Movie – Columbia Pictures; Polly – Cassiah Joski-Jethi.
Composer credits include; The Secret – Shoreditch Pictures (Winner of the Lonely Wolf: London International Film Festival award for Best Original Score); Inside The Factory – BBC (Sonic Seasoning segment); Papanasam – Rajkumar Theaters Private Limited; Uttama Villain – Raajkamal Films International (Winner of Los Angeles Independent Film Fesitval Aaward for Best Original Music/Score); Amara Kaaviyam – The Show People; Vathikuchi – A.R. Murugadoss Productions/Fox STAR Studios; Vaagai Sooda Vaa – Village Theatre (Nominated for Filmfare Award, SIIMA Award & Vijay Aaward for Best Music Director – M. Ghibran).
Other credits include; Suicide Squad – Kill The Justice League (video game) – Rocksteady Studios; Kanye West: 808s & Heartbreak Live at Hollywood Bowl – Kanye West; Brave in Concert – BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Always Original Schweppes Commercial – Jonathan Knowles
Martin studied music at The University of Birmingham, UK and holds a BMus specialising in Composition and Performance.