Tommy Evans is a BASCA award winning composer and musical director. 

After graduating from Leeds College of Music in 2008, Tommy was commissioned to write a large scale work for his own orchestra which culminated in the 90 minute jazz suite The Green Seagull, for which he was awarded the 2011 British Academy of Songwriters and Composers Award, and several other nationally recognised awards.  

Around this time, Tommy set up and became the musical director, songwriter and drummer for Submotion Orchestra. The band toured extensively in the UK, Europe and Asia and released 5 studio albums and 3 EP’s with Ninja Tune. 

In 2017 Tommy was invited by the Southbank Centre and Outlook Festival to become the musical director and conductor of the Outlook Orchestra; an orchestra to be based at The Royal Festival Hall and specialise in the orchestral recreation of electronic and bass music. The orchestra has since collaborated on projects with Honey Dijon, Nightmares On Wax, Dizzee Rascal, Fabio & Grooverider, Mala and David Rodigan. 

Tommy has worked alongside many internationally renown artists as a composer and producer, most recently writing and arranging the strings for Goldies’ album ‘The Journeyman’, composing the music for ‘Reminiscence’, by Rambert Dance Company, and a commission for photographer and film maker Guilietta Verdon-Roe of eight string quartets to accompany her ‘Border Walks’ project.

Tommy has also been commissioned to write music for festivals in Japan, Norway and the UK, and has had his music featured on BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra, Radio 2, Radio 3 and 6 Music.

Tommy composes bespoke music for adverts with clients including Puma, Kia, BT Sports, Nike, Apple, John Lewis, Ford, Adidas, Audi, Ralph Lauren and many more.

Tommy has scored Netflix documentaries, short films, and ballets, and is under the guidance and mentoring of renowned UK composer Martin Phipps (The Crown, Peaky Blinders, Napoleon, Black Mirror etc).