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Trevor Sewell

Senior Lecturer

Department: Northumbria School of Design

ADSS Trevorsewell Staffprofile 255Trevor is a multi-award winning musician, composer, engineer and record producer. He has worked in most of the major London Studios including the legendary Abbey Road with a diverse range of artists and world renowned record producers such as Peter Collins (Rush, Gary Moore) and Stuart Epps (Led Zeppelin, Elton John, Bill Wyman) and provided music and sound design for some of the worlds largest exhibition stands for high profile clients such as Sony [Earls Court], Digital Computers [Cannes] and N.Telecom [Canada]. He has also worked with a variety of record labels such as E.M.I , Safari, Neat and New Millenium, and has composed numerous pieces for TV including many successful Advertising campaigns, music for Documentary and record release.

Joined Northumbria in 2000 and continues to record, write , produce and perform on a regular basis.

We are proud to announce that Trevor Sewell, Senior Lecturer in Interactive Media Design has been awarded with the Best Blues Song at the Hollywood Music in Media Awards for his song 'Where the Wild Ones Go'

As a result of Trevor's work to date, where he has won 6 nominations and was declared winner of the Best Blues Award in 2011, he has been invited to join the Voting Academy at the Hollywood Music in Media Awards. This prestigious status is reserved for industry professionals that wish to contribute to the voting process for the Visual categories, which are comprised of pop culture feature films, TV shows and video games. Voting Academy Membership is for qualified applicants.

Trevor was also nominated in the ‘Best Blues Artist’ category at the Artist in Music Awards which was held at the Key Club on sunset Boulevard on the 10th February 2012.

For more information about the All Indie Music Awards you can watch the trailer on youtube:

Trevor was also nominated in the Americana/Roots Category for his song 'Hundred Years' and in the Instrumental Category for 'The Big Sleep' from his side project 'The ad-Ventures'.

Visit Trevor’s website to find out more and to buy Where the Wild One’s Go:

Visit the Hollywood Music in Media website by clicking on the following link:

He continues to perform live.


  • Media Studies MA April 30 2008
  • Education PCAP October 29 2002
  • BSc (Hons) June 21 2000
  • Member National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (The Grammys) Voting Member at The Grammys 2015
  • Member Producers and Engineers Wing at The Recording Academy P&W NARAS The Grammys 1
  • Member (MIfL) Institute for Learning (IFL) 2002
  • Member Performing Rights Society (PRS) 1980
  • Member Mechanical Copyright Protection Society (MCPS) 1980


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