Miles grew up in rural Northamptonshire and began learning the saxophone at 11 years of age under the tutorship of celebrated british jazz saxophonist Alan Wakeman. During this time Miles developed an interest in both music composition and jazz and began arranging and composing large-scale works for Big Band in addition to pieces for duets and solo instruments.
In 2005 Miles moved on to study composition at degree level at The University of Nottingham. Whilst on the course Miles had the opportunity to receive tuition advice from composers such as Nick Sackman and George Fenton and jazz performers like Alex Wilson, Denys Baptiste and Alan Barnes. Whilst studying he composed his first orchestral works and began to take an interest in film music. Whilst at Nottingham, Miles composed for a variety of ensembles and in 2008 his composition Russian Vine was selected for performance in a concert by London's Allegri String Quartet. To study composition further, in 2009 Miles began studying composition at Masters level under Paul Whitty and Paul Dibley and began to score films produced in the film studies department next door.
After graduating with a Masters in music, Miles moved to London to work as an assistant to Ivor Novello nominated film composer Ilan Eshkeri and multi grammy award-winning score producer Steve Mclauglin. Whilst at the studio, he had the opportunity to assist on a variety of projects including feature films, television documentaries and AAA game soundtracks.
After leaving the studio, Miles began work as a freelance music composer. He has a diverse approach to compositon and writes for a variety of media in addition to composing music for live events and the concert hall.
This year Miles has scored short films like The Bounty (Directed by Daniel Albury), Puppy Dog Tails (Directed by James Atkins) and Flesh and Blood (Directed by Hugh M. Adamson) in addition to a number of trailers and a selection of idents for Let There Be Light Productions.
Miles has also recently worked alongside 2x UK Beatbox Champion Reeps One and 2x UK DMC Champion turntablist JFB in the creation of Breakbeat Concerto, a concerto for beatboxer, turntablist and orchestra, which was premiered in a live concert in early 2012.
Recently, Miles has completed scores and soundscapes for: Leftovers (Directed by Varun Kanish and Tom Wooton) and The Interview (directed by Stelian Bercaru).
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