Hamish Oliver

Composer/Sound Designer

Hamish has enjoyed a more than two-decade-long career as a composer, sound designer, musical director, arranger and performer for television, film, video games and theatre and has a Master’s degree in composition. He lectures in music composition/arranging/production and game audio at Canterbury University, and has previously taught at Ara Music Arts, NASDA, and MAINZ.

He has toured Japan, China and Australia, arranged music for Shapeshifter, Alien Weaponry, Phoenix Foundation and performed with Elaine Paige and Serj Tankian (separate concerts!).

He holds the piano/celeste chair at Christchurch Symphony Orchestra (and sits on it and plays…), improvises at the Court Theatre, is on the Composers Association of NZ committee and has been helping organise the Christchurch Game Dev meetups since their inception.

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