Chester is a London based composer and musician who specialises in film music and music for media. Writing for all genres he works with both orchestral and electronic music often blending the two, creating compositions with an eclectic palette.
Chester is studying a Bachelor of Music degree in film music composition at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, where he has taken part in many live projects which include music for Illuminated River, a light installation across all the bridges in London, orchestrating drum and bass tracks for highly succesful RAM Records concert 'OrchestRAM', and composing music to silent film for The Barbican, London. Chester was also selected to compose a special piece to celebrate 30 years of the European Bank of Regeneration and Development.
Most recent notable work includes additional orchestration for the Netflix Thriller Money Man, arranging for the 2023 BBC Proms for a concert with the artist Self Esteem, and additional orchestrations for Darren Aronofsky's Immersive and innovative film Postcard from Earth for The Sphere in Las Vegas.
Chester’s work has been performed in a variety of recording studios and performance venues including Abbey Road’s Angel Studios, Milton Court Concert hall, Barbican Cinema 1, Saffron Hall, Chelmsford Cathedral and Barbican Hall.
Chester has a passion for the environment and environmental concerns and in 2022 was commissioned by The Essex Climate Commission to write an anthem for climate action in Essex to mark the importance of a stable, habitable and precious climate. He has also written music for the Living Book, an immersive experience exploring the long term consequences of climate change in a virtual world.
Chester has also collaborated with students from the London Film Academy, Met Film School and Maryland Institute College of Art, writing scores for film shorts and animation. He also writes music for video production companies including the showreel for award winning AQ2.
Chester is a member of 'Sum of All Music', a collaboration of musicians and composers from around the world creating original compositions, open-space soundscaping and soundtrack releases, founded by award winning composer, Joseph Metcalfe.