Mike Lesirge

Arranging, Production and Composition

As well as performing and Musical Directing, Mike is an arranger, creating bespoke woodwind, vocal, strings and orchestral arrangements for artists such as Arlo Parks, Jordan Rakei, Bonobo and George FitzGerald.

He also makes music as an independent composer and producer for film, TV, radio, advertising, music libraries, computer games and jingles. He has published tracks regularly with major production music labels (Sony BMG, Universal, Ninja Tune, Extreme Music, Cavendish, Bibliotheque) and is highly experienced at composing to deadline for commissions. Mike has composed and recorded TV theme music for Sky TV, and his production music has been used extensively for TV and radio in shows like Family Guy, Good Morning America, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Saturday Night Live and The Big Bang Theory, as well as countless other shows in the UK, US, South Korea, Spain, Germany, France and Australia. Recent campaigns include TV ads for Stella Artois and Argos.

Look below for a selection of Mike’s arranging, production and composition highlights.
 

HOTEL SECRETS – THEME COMPOSITION FOR SKY TV

Mike composed, performed and and arranged the theme to Sky One show Hotel Secrets. Listen below…
 

‘TONIGHT WITH ARLO PARKS’ – STRING ARRANGING

Mike was Musical Director and arranger for ‘Tonight With Arlo Parks’ for Amazon Prime. His string quartet and guitar version of ‘Eugene’ is below:

 

ANDREYA TRIANA – WOODWIND ARRANGEMENT FOR ‘PERFECT DARKNESS’

Listen to Mike’s woodwinds (flutes and clarinets) arrangement for Andreya Triana’s cover of ‘Perfect Darkness’ by Fink.

 

BONOBO – STRING ARRANGEMENT FOR ‘KIARA’ LIVE

Mike’s arranged strings for the Bonobo track ‘Kiara’ performed live at Pula Amphitheatre in Croatia:

 

BONOBO – STRING ARRANGEMENT FOR ‘FIRST FIRES’

Mike’s string arrangement for Bonobo’s single ‘First Fires’, from the album The North Borders, can be heard below:

 

STELLA ARTOIS – ‘MUSICAL NOTES’


 

ARGOS – ‘MOVIE LOVERS’


 

PRODUCTION MUSIC SHOWREEL