Staff Profiles: Simon Turner

Simon Turner

Staff Profile: Simon Turner
Senior Lecturer in Music

Simon Turner

Simon Turner

Senior Lecturer in Music

Music and Media

Music has always been a huge passion for Simon, which has led to a career spanning more than 24 years as a composer, writer, producer and educator.


Simon has worked extensively for the BBC as a composer, producer and trainer (associate BAFTA award), as well as producing work for other broadcasters and organisations both here in the UK and abroad. My work covers a wide range of genres, from classical to experimental, and used in TV, theatre, dance, and art.


Award Title Institution
PGCFHE Postgraduate Certificate of Further and Higher Education Cheltenham and Gloucester College of Further and Higher Education



Membership of professional bodies

HEA Fellow

Teaching and research


My teaching covers songwriting and composition across all three years. This introduces students to professional songwriting techniques and ideas, as well as other musical genres and forms that influence and enhance students own creative abilities.



External responsibilities

Professional composer and producer for TV, theatre etc.