Ian is a composer and video artist based in the UK. His compositions include orchestral and vocal music and soundtracks for short films. Ian completed a BA in Fine Art in 1990 and an MA in Music in 2003. Ian's music for an imaginary film version of Thomas Mann's novel 'Tonio Kröger' was broadcast on BBC Radio 3 in 2001. Commissions and performances include 'Meta-Flight' a work for clarinet, violin, cello & piano for the Greenbelt Festival. In 2003 'Cloud Garden' for vibraphone & strings, was selected for inclusion, on the 2003-2006 Society for the Promotion of New Music shortlist. This score is now included in the British Music Information Centre collection in London. Since 2003 Ian has produced a series of short films, that explore the interplay between music, language, text and image. Two of these films, 'The Journey Home' & 'The Land Of Childhood' were broadcast on SKY Television in 2006 & 2007. Ian's films have also been screened at various festivals, galleries and events in the UK.