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"His music brought a new depth of emotion to the piece that I couldn’t have conceptualised alone. I am eagerly anticipating the opportunity to work with him again."

Leto Meade - Director of award winning short animation Death of the Gods

Aaron Nihal King is a composer based near London. Recent film projects have seen nominations and awards at the Royal Television Society awards, the BAFTA Student Awards, London Independent Animation Festival and a variety of international festivals. He has worked as an orchestrator for BAFTA nominated composer Lorne Balfe on various projects including Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning part 1, Dungeons & Dragons: Honour among thieves, and Netflix series Life On Our Planet. Meanwhile in the world of musical theatre, he is composer for Come Dine With Me: The Musical which debuted at MTFest 2023 in workshop format and is now in further development.

Aaron is an MA Composing graduate of the National Film and Television School, having graduated in 2017 from the University of Oxford with a 1st Class  degree in Music. He enjoys writing works in a variety of media but his main focus is on music for film and video games, and within this genre he particularly enjoys music with an orchestral and / or choral element. While classically trained, he is highly versatile and his output spans a variety of genres, unified by a strong emphasis on melody and harmony in his work.

In 2017 he won the inaugural Oxford University Music Society Composition Competition and he was also the winner of the 2019 Sir David Willcocks carol competition.


Aaron has been composing since the age of 7, spurred on by success at age 12 in a national composing competition for ages up to 16. He is active as an orchestral and choral conductor and regularly performs in a variety of contexts; he plays the Organ, Piano, Flute, and sings, both in ensembles and as a soloist. He achieved grade 8 with distinction in all of these at a young age and holds a performance diploma from the ABRSM.


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