I work in theatre and dance as a composer, performer and musical director. Recent work includes Purposeless Movements for Birds of Paradise, Love Struck for BalletLORENT as part of The Stockton International Festival 2015, and Denton and Me for The Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2016.

music for theatre and dance

music in context


...a sharp moody production, especially Scott Twynholm’s subtle sound design which shifts to create shadowy interludes between scenes.
— Diane Snyder, TimeOut New York
in Dominic Hill’s exquisite production, we see a great mechanical shifting of corrugated metal, accompanied by Scott Twynholm’s grinding score, as the scene changes become part of the action.
— Mark Fisher, The Guardian
the music by Scott Twynholm and Kim Moore is flawless helping to create a seamless transition between stories; the music encapsulated the atmosphere of the performance.
— Stephanie Whitelock, The Reviews Hub
...a set that becomes an actor in the play driven by Scott Twynholm’s astonishing soundscape
— Joyce McMillan, The Scotsman
David Harrower’s Good With People, a haunting work greatly aided by atmospheric sound design from Scott Twynholm.
— Fiona Mountford, London Evening Standard the final, multi-lingual life affirming chorus which falls just the right side of quirky in Twynholm’s lovely score.
— Neil Cooper, Herald Scotland
All the while, Scott Twynholm and Kim Moore provide a live music accompaniment. Sometimes keening, most often throbbing with the drive of modern dance music, it has a fluidity to it as it rides, flexible, around the unfolding drama.
— Thom Dibdin, All Edinburgh Theatre
Sitting alongside all this wit, charm and pathos, is a live soundtrack which adds an extra layer to all of those qualities. Composed and performed by Scott Twynholm and Kim Moore, the music and song is an integral, and often beautiful, part of the show’s emotional integrity.
— Kelly Apter, The Scotsman