Michigan Composer Mathew Thornton has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Musical Composition from Oakland University, and creates music in Dramatic Classical, New Age, Electronica, Folk, and Jazz genres. His compelling scores have won him the People's Choice Award, regional and local Emmy's, Addy's, and a London Art Director's Gold. With 20 years in the biz, his clients include Kellogg’s, Ford Motor Company, Sprint, General Mills, Jeep, Wrigley's Gum, McDonalds and more. Recently, Mathew scored the documentary “Sjaak The World,” which won the Indy Fest Award for filmmaker Brandon Green
In addition to scoring films and national commercials through the years, Mathew Thornton is a session player in great demand. He has recorded with The Ides of March and the World Stage Project, featuring members of Styx, 38 Special, Lynard Skynard, and other 80's rock icons. He has produced albums for a number of recording artists, and has a long list of advertising credits for national level spots.
Mathew's compositions are fresh and contemporary, exciting and dramatic, and he's a great find for our clients. From elegant orchestral music to funky Jazz and hot Electronica – Mathew’s music can bring a lively authenticity to films, commercials, documentaries, and various applications and new media projects.
Intimate electric guitar, very personal and warm. Perfect for an Indie movie or television scene! There is a sense of searching and introspection here, like something from Friday Night Lights or Slingblade. Instrumental, New Age, Meditation
Heart tugging rendition of a Christmas classic done in an acoustic, americana style. Imagine a dark night on the side of a snowy mountain, a log cabin with a warm fire on Christmas Eve, and an ancient storyteller singing about the birth of the savior. Male Vocals, Folk, Christian Folk