Will Gardner is an arranger, orchestrator, composer and pianist based in London. He works in collaboration with bands, artists, composers and ensembles across various genres.
"The strings add a whole new layer and breathe new life into these songs" (Pigeons and Planes)
Will has worked with Mercury Award winners alt-J, Grammy-nominated producer Jonny Coffer, and has orchestrated scores including Sky TV drama series Tin Star, 2018 blockbuster Oceans 8 and assisted Terry Davies in orchestrating Matthew Bourne's award-winning ballet The Red Shoes.
Will began his music career in Berlin, working for composer Jonathan Bepler and artist Matthew Barney on River of Fundament, a groundbreaking operatic film project, starring Paul Giamatti, Maggie Gyllenhaal and an eclectic roster of musicians from avant-garde vocalist Joan La Barbara to rock legend Debbie Harry. It was described as "jaw-dropping cinematic art" (The Hollywood Reporter), and "a fully realised opera in its own right... there's nothing else quite like it." (The Guardian).