Staff Profile


Ethan Maltby

Senior Lecturer

School: Music and Performing Art

Campus: Broadstairs

Tel: 01227 925106

Profile summary

Ethan Lewis Maltby is a British composer based in Canterbury, Kent. His music has been performed all over the world in cinemas, stadiums and theatres.

To date, Maltby has scored many films and animations covering many different genres. He has collaborated with acclaimed Spanish filmmaker Jesús Monllaó on several projects, most recently scoring the multi award-winning feature film ‘Son Of Cain’. In theatre, Maltby has composed scores for ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ (UKC), ‘Bloodletting’ (HCC), ‘Ignite’ (UK Tour), ‘Snowy The Fox’ (The Brook Theatre, Chatham) and several musicals including ‘Courtenay’ (UK Tour) and the upcoming ‘Apparition Smith’.

In 2004 Maltby created, composed and directed ‘Noise Ensemble’, a percussion show which toured all over the world from 2006 – 2011. This spectacular show has played extensively in UK theatres and venues including The South Bank Centre, Wembley Stadium and on TV’s Blue Peter. He also composed the score for the 2008 and 2009 FA Cup Final Opening Ceremonies – his track ‘FA Overture’ has since become the players walk-on anthem for all major FA games.

In 2011, Maltby’s latest theatrical show ‘DrumChasers’ toured UK theatres with narration by Stephen Fry, it received rave reviews. He is currently developing various theatrical projects.


Clients include: UEFA, FA, RBS, Microsoft, Nestle, Cineworld, Telenet, BP, The Venetian Hotel Macau, Wella, Shepherd Neame, Walls, Leeds Castle, KCC

Teaching and subject expertise

Ethan lectures Music In The Media, Film Music and Songwriting.

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