Jonas and Magnus Hörnqvist are two unique, versatile and prolific composers who truly love music in every shape. Creating a Soundscape or Sonic Landscape is also something that is close to the heart of the two composing brothers. Whether it be a movie scene or new video game level, both require the right musical embodiment to compliment and enhance the visual media with the best Soundscape possible.
The Sonic Brothers (Jonas and Magnus) have been writing and performing true music chemistry for over 25 years. Their combined musical efforts are found on major label releases worldwide in addition to working as studio musicians, writing best selling instructional guitar books and recording instructional videos which are sold and distributed internationally as well. Sonic Bros offers a variety of music production services for video/computer games, televison, movies, flash, facebook, commercials, jingles. Sonic Bros composes original, creative and precision music to your exact specifications. If you would like more information about their services please visit their official website.
Karl Lenton was born in Leicester, England where he began playing the piano and cello from an early age. He went on to study at the Birmingham Conservatoire, graduating in 1999 with a Bachelor of Music Degree with Honours. He was awarded the Dennis Matthews Scholarship and the Young Cygnets Trust Scholarship to continue studying for a Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Studies.
Karl has performed as soloist and with ensembles throughout the UK and abroad on concert tours of USA, Austria, Russia, Italy, Spain, Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Finland, Norway and Sweden, and he has played concerti under conductors such as Edwin Roxburgh, Peter Donohoe and Lyndon Hilling. Prizes and competition successes include first prize in the Birmingham and Midlands Institute Piano Prize, the Derek Young Memorial Award, the Sylvia Cleaver Chamber Music Award, the Dudley Millennium Piano Competition Regional Award, the Chandos Young Musician Accompanists Prize and the Rivendell Trust Accompanists Prize.
Karl was resident pianist at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham from 1996 - 2000 and has played as Classical musician for cruise lines, including Fred Olsen and Saga. He enjoys a busy career combining teaching, performing and composition. In 2006 he was awarded a Licentiate of the Royal Schools of Music in music performance. Karl Lenton B.Mus. (Hons) D.P.S. (Mus. Perf.) L.R.S.M. (Mus. Perf.)
Karl Lenton has been teaching for over 16 years and has held positions as teacher of piano, cello and music theory at Pates Grammar School (Cheltenham) Hydesville Tower School and the Midlands Arts Centre (West Midlands). He has built a successful private practice, meeting a constant demand as teacher and accompanist, as well as working as a freelance pianist, cellist and composer. Karl is currently teacher of cello at the secondary academy school, Catmose College. Karl was classically trained as a pianist and cellist, at the same time growing up playing pop and jazz music in bands at school, and later at Music College. As a student, he began writing and arranging music for solo artists and instrumentalists, touring Europe with the International Youth House Project as Musical Director from 1995-2001. If you would like more information about Karl Lenton please visit his official website.