Award winning Canadian composer, conductor and producer Christopher Tyler Nickel is unique in today’s musical landscape, having made a name for himself as a successful writer of concert music as well as film and television music. Christopher’s musical voice is the combination of strikingly beautiful melodies, powerful orchestrations, and a careful fusion of different styles of music as well as acoustic and electronic instrumentation. The Province Newspaper called Christopher’s music “engaging and compelling…music that deserves a wide audience!” and Screensounds in the UK wrote, “to say that this is beautiful music would be an understatement”.
A graduate of the University of British Columbia School of Music with a degree in composition, Christopher studied with renowned Canadian composer Stephen Chatman. Upon graduation, he continued his studies in both New York and Los Angeles.
In the world of film and television music, Christopher has scored over 25 Feature Films and Movies for Television as well as over 30 television series for productions in Canada, the United States, Australia and Japan for clients that include the Sci-Fi Channel, YTV, the National Film Board of Canada, Teletoon, Cinetel, HGTV, Telefilm Canada, Vision TV, A&E, Discovery Channel, and the History Channel.
Currently, Chris is completing season 2 of Discovery Channel’s hit series, Highway Thru Hell. Last year the series aired gaining the highest ratings for any premiere in Discovery Channel history.
Visit Christopher's Vimeo Channel to watch video demo reels of his work.