Nathan Klein is a British-American composer who has scored network television, global advertising and international feature films. Most recently he has been scoring Disney’s new animation series ‘101 Dalmatian Street’ which is broadcast worldwide on the Disney Channel.
Nathan’s debut as a feature film composer, ‘Butterfly Kisses’, won a Crystal Bear at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival and his ‘great organ score’ was singled out in Peter Bradshaw’s Guardian review. Nathan’s feature length scores include upcoming serial killer thriller ‘Cranley Gardens’, Latvian drama ‘What Nobody Can See’ (Hollywood Silver Screen Prize winner) and Italian documentary ‘Avanti’ (Rome Independent Film Festival). Nathan also composed additional music as well as arranging and orchestrating the score for ‘Mary Shelley’ (Toronto International & Tribeca Film Festivals), which was nominated for ‘Discovery of the Year’ at the 2018 World Soundtrack Awards.
Nathan’s advertising work includes composing Sony Playstation’s Champion’s League Idents, broadcast around the world for the 2018/19 season. He has written music for a wide range of commercial brands, from Nike and Adidas promos to Kew Garden’s ‘Temperate House’ campaign. Nathan has also had the privilege of collaborating with song writing legend Roger Greenaway (‘That’s Asda Price’ & ‘I’d Like to Teach the World to Sing’) arranging a new breakfast jingle for McDonald’s.
As an orchestrator Nathan has contributed to films and TV dramas that have gone on to receive the industry’s highest accolades. Most recently Nathan arranged and conducted the source music for Sky and HBO’s forthcoming ‘Catherine the Great’ starring Helen Mirren. Past projects include Black Mirror’s ‘USS Callister’, Warner Brother’s ‘Oceans 8’, Sony & Marvel’s ‘Spiderman: Into The Spiderverse’ and ITV’s ‘Victoria’. Other highlights range from Ridley Scott’s ‘All The Money In The World’ to the BBC’s ‘War and Peace’ and Universal Picture’s ‘Steve Jobs’.
Nathan’s work in popular music includes collaborating with Rosie Danvers on the orchestral arrangements for Kanye West’s ‘We Got Love’ as performed on Saturday Night Live and ‘Looking For Mercy’ from Madonna’s ‘Madame X’ album. For live performance Nathan has also arranged and orchestrated music for the National Theatre and the Royal Albert Hall.
Nathan has brought his experience as a composer to the role of music editor, working in close collaboration with editorial departments on films including ‘Paddington 2’, ‘Sherlock Gnomes’ and ‘Johnny English Strikes Again’. Also in the music department, Nathan worked as assistant composer to Daniel Pemberton on several films including Warner Brother’s ‘King Arthur: Legend of the Sword’.
Nathan has the right to work in the UK, US and Europe. He currently composes from his studio in Marylebone, London.