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Adham Shaikh is an award winning Composer and Musician / Producer.

He has scored original music for a wide variety of film and Television productions including:

Untamed Americas – (National Geographic) (Emmy nomination)

Sacred Planet – IMAX (Disney / Buena Vista)

Fierce Light – Velcrow Ripper’s (National Film Board, Fierce Light Films)

Earth Pilgrim, Word Love – Rainbow Jaguars’ (Avanti Pictures)

Deconstructing Dinner -(Itv)

Working People (Labour History of Bc ) (knowledge)

Secrets: A Parent’s Guide to the Teen Sexual Revolution (CBC’s Passionate Eye, Make Believe Media), for which he won a Leo Award for Best Musical Score in a  Documentary Program.

His music has also been licensed to an extensive list of media productions, including BBC Orphan Black (Won best Actress Emmy Award), Suzuki Speaks (Avanti Pictures), The Edge of the World: BC’s Early Years (Knowledge Network) and most recently he did additional composition for Jennifer Abbott and Krista Loughton’s new film “Us & Them”.

As a Composer, Musician, Music Producer and Sound Designer, Adham skillfully weaves organic and electronic sounds into cinematic music tapestries that take listeners on a sonic journey transcending time and place. He has also released 14 albums and countless individual compositions, including the 2004 release, Fusion, which was nominated for a Juno Award (Canadian Grammy) in the World Music category and Universal Frequencies (2010), which won best album at the BC Independent Music awards.

Music labels from around the globe have released his music, including BlackSwann Sounds Interchill, Dakini Records, Electronic Soundscapes, Liquid Sound Design, Native State, One World Music, Water Music, Nia, Sounds True, Stoned Asia, and the infamous Six Degrees. Recently, Adham co-produced and mixed the award-winning debut CD for global fusion group Delhi 2 Dublin, Produced the new Buckman Coe album and has finished re-mixing tracks for internationally renowned world fusion artists Nickodemus, Deya Dova, Kaya Project, Tripswitch and David Starfire. Adham has most recently completed remixes for Delhi2Dublin, Desert Dwellers, Juno nominated artist Eccodeck, Issa Bagayogo, Ganga Giri and the Footsteps in Africa Project (Turag remix)