BA Music (Popular Music and Recording)
Year of graduation
Current job title and company/profession
Freelance Media Composer / Producer
Ian Livingstone began his professional career as session musician engineer and midi programmer, recording and touring Europe with a number of successful bands.
Following his graduation from the University of Salford, Ian has developed an international name as an award-winning media composer. In 2011 he received the coveted Ivor Novello Award in the category of ‘Best Original Video Game Score’ (Napoleon: Total War). He was nominated for the ‘Best Original Composition’ at the Music and Sound Awards 2012 (Formula 1 2011). Other recent awards include ‘Best in Show’ at the Televisual Bulldog Awards 2011 (Big Fat Gypsy Weddings) and the ‘Silver Ace’ prize in the Las Vegas Awards 2010 (The Human Spider).