Ian Tilley

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Ian Tilley, record producer and musician, has produced and co-produced albums for many of the biggest names in the Classical-crossover genre, including Gold and Platinum selling artists, Aled Jones, Hayley Westenra and Libera. Many of these albums have received BRIT nominations and have enjoyed success at the top of the classical charts. Ian works with most of the major labels including Universal, Decca, Deutsche Grammophon and Classic FM.

As well as being a classically trained pianist and singer, Ian is also a composer and arranger, writing and arranging for many of the artists he produces.

Aled Jones One Voice Aled Jones One Voice at Christmas Aled Jones One Voice - Believe

Ian's recent production work has included Aled Jones' 2016 and 2017 'One Voice' releases. These are unique albums which feature Aled duetting with himself - man and boy. The first two CDs spent several weeks at the top of the classical charts and 'One Voice' reached no.3 in the main UK pop chart. They were also the top two best selling classical records of 2016. The third and final installment; 'One Voice - Believe,' was released in November 2017.

Fiona Pears Ian Tilley Live

Ian has also become well known for his live work as Musical Director for artists such as Hayley Westenra and Aled Jones. He spent four years travelling the world with Hayley and fellow Kiwi Fiona Pears. They played everywhere from the Sydney Opera House to the famous Joe’s pub in NYC. Ian is currently a member of Fiona Pears’ NZ band, playing piano and keys and touring New Zealand extensively.

IanTilley Recording Engineer

Over the years Ian has worked as a recording engineer on numerous productions for CD release, TV and radio, so is very much hands on in the studio. Since producing records, Ian has joined forces with the fantastic engineer, Steve Lowe, who he has worked with on and off for the last twenty years. Between them they have over forty years experience in the studio environment, which proves invaluable during every session.