Rowland is a composer, arranger, orchestrator and musical director whose work encompasses musical theatre, television and concert music. He has composed much orchestral, choral and chamber music including a Violin Concerto, Oboe Sonata, Celesta Concerto, Piano Trio and Requiem. The Requiem is published by Edition Peters and has been featured on the BBC Radio 3 series ''The Choir''. He has composed scores for over twenty short films including the Christmas favourite The Little Reindeer, and is regarded as one of the country’s principal composers specialising in animation. His TV credits as composer include more than 12 animated series for children, including the evergreen 64 Zoo Lane, which, for the last 14 years, has been broadcast in 20 languages in over 40 countries, and Cloudbabies. Other TV credits include Everything's Rosie, Pablo the Little Red Fox, Engie Benjy, Henry's Cat, Captain Abercromby, Crapston Villas, Barking, The Melinda Messenger Show, Families at War, and Bang Bang it's Reeves and Mortimer.

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  • TV & Film
    'One of the two pre-eminent composers for animation in Britain today'. - Claire Kitson, Channel 4’s pioneering commissioner of animation. ... Readmore
    TV & Film
  • Theatre
    From the world's longest-running ballet production to his 5 years as Musical Director of the Surrey Youth Theatre, Rowland is experienced in all aspec ... Readmore
  • Orchestrations
    Rowland has developed an international reputation for his ability to re-write orchestral works for reduced-size orchestras, without any appreciab ... Readmore
  • Concerts
    'Rowland is an accomplished and experienced conductor, musical director and pianist, whose varied career has take him from playing in and conducting p ... Readmore