Tony Orchudesch

Tony Orchudesch, Founder and Managing Director of Torchlight Music Ltd, has run his Music Consultancy for over 30 years.

Tony previously studied law at Leeds University, followed by a 10 year period as Copyright Manager and then Business Affairs Manager in the music publishing industry, working for companies such as EMI and Island Music.

His expertise is in music rights, supervision and music production, as the company advises advertising agencies, film companies and a wide range of other clients on music searches, rights negotiations and other music consultancy services.

Torchlight also has a roster of experienced composers​ & arrangers,​ writing scores for films,​ television programmes, ​ commercials, ​trailers, ​sponsorship idents, corporate productions  and online ​platforms.​ They produce bespoke music, re-recordings and sound design beds.

They have worked with hundreds of established brands, from Subway, Dreams Beds, Harvey’s Furniture, Aldi, Sekonda and Samsung, to broadcasters BBC 1, Channel 5  and Amazon Prime, to name but a few.

Alongside continuing to oversee Torchlight Music Ltd, Tony now teaches at various Universities and Music Conservatoires.  He has an in-depth knowledge of copyright issues and the media, which appeals to music and business studies students alike.​

Equally focused on Music Business & Entrepreneurship

The music business is an incredibly competitive environment – and over the last 30 years, ICMP has developed and refined a cutting-edge degree that now focuses equally on entrepreneurship. We’re the first music school in the UK to recognise that you need to understand not just marketing, management, finance, digital, creativity and all the structures and quirks that make the industry unique, but also how to forge your own path, create your own job, and change the future for the better. With access to ICMP’s fully equipped music facilities, exclusive industry events, masterclasses and a peerless contact network, we have it all covered.

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