Dr. Mike Hewitt was born in South Wales in the United Kingdom. He earned his bachelor of music degree at London University and a master’s degree and doctorate at the University of North Wales, Bangor, where he specialized in musical composition. He is a classically trained musician, composer, lecturer, and author on musical subjects. Working to commission, he writes classical scores as well as soundtracks for various television productions both at home and abroad. He is currently working as a music technology tutor at Coleg Harlech in North Wales, whose full-time residential adult education courses are run against the backdrop of the beautiful mountains of Snowdonia.