Erwin Steijlen is a Composer, Songwriter & Producer for Brands, Artists and Media, and he has written music for hundreds of the biggest Global A-Brands from all over the world. For years he has delivered all music for all BMW and VW’s product launches worldwide. Companies like MTV, Delta Airlines, Seat, UEFA, LG, Liberty Global, Philips, Bentley, AllSeas ,Verizon Fios, Nike and many more, all highly value his music, talents and outside the box thinking… Erwin can probably say he’s the world’s # 1 Product Launch Composer! His music appeared in over 30 commercials on US tv alone and famous series like The Mentalist, Parenthood and Pretty Little Liars feature his songs. He has also worked with acts like Cirque du Soleil, Moscow State Circus, Pink!, Shakira and DJ Fedde LeGrand. His music was heavily featured on the Beijing Olympics and he wrote the theme song for the Tour the France.

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Erwin’s Book “Corporate Music Method, How to Make Money With Music” now available on Amazon.  The black and white version available directly from this website for only 14,95 €

Lee Johnson Executive VP, Audiosparx:

“I’d highly recommend reading ‘Corporate Music Method: How To Make Money With Music’ which has a comprehensive set of recommendations for artists wanting to get more commercial placements. Please note that we did not write this book, but it was written by one of the most successful artists at AudioSparx, Mr. Erwin Steijlen, from Netherlands.”

  • “Make a living by doing what you love most; writing and recording music”
  • “Learn how to get clients and write for clients”
  • “Learn how to write for and sync to worldwide commercials, films and tv series”
  • “Learn the musical and business secrets from industry insiders”!
  • Read interviews with successful creative entrepreneurs and learn from Jordan Passman of Score a Score and Lee Johnson of Audiosparx
  • Use the “25 Rules to be a Successful Music Writer” and start your own creative company
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My name is Cristina Ornati and I am a big fan of your music and your approach to composing. I also recently purchased your book “Corporate Music Method” which is an excellent resource in understanding all the aspects of the music industry for somebody who wants to create music for licensing”.
Cristina Ornati, composer
Fellow musicians: super interesting book with many usable advice and information. Written by Erwin Steijlen who has been able through his Method to sell music to American tv series, films, commercials, big car brands etc.. read it!
Michael Coomans (musician/composer)
I’m really digging your book Erwin! Great job!
Craig Dodge, Composer for Media
I read your book with great interest on my holiday. Very inspiring! I would love to talk about it in the future. Ulco Mes (strateeg Civil Society, Gemeente Tilburg)
Ulco Mes (strateeg Civil Society, Gemeente Tilburg)
Thanks for your book, I finished it in one breath! Now allowing to let everything settle in. Very good to finally see things more commercial and from opportunities, I need to hide less behind my “artistry”. Thanks for sharing your knowledge!
Klaas van Donkersgoed (Composer / Drummer)
“Top Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Very helpful
Very helpful book for anyone who’s serious about making money making music”.
Ben van Essen, songwriter, teacher
“I’d highly recommend reading ‘Corporate Music Method: How To Make Money With Music’ which has a comprehensive set of recommendations for artists wanting to get more commercial placements. Please note that we did not write this book, but it was written by one of the most successful artists at AudioSparx, Mr. Erwin Steijlen, from Netherlands.”
Lee Johnson Executive VP, Audiosparx
Yesterday when I came home after your masterclass I quickly read a couple of chapters of your book, great! Thanks Erwin!
Ridvan Duzey, music tech, edm artist
Thanks for the great and inspiring lessons!
Tim van Paradijs, musician, composer
For all the composers out there that want to make a living out of Music, this book gives incredible tips on how to earn money in the Music Scene. We all know that in the beginning it can be a struggle, and sometimes it looks like a never ending story. The music scene has changed a lot , Yes, but if You know the tricks, it gets way Easier to make it your full time job. Written by: Erwin Steijlen. Kim Kiona (singer/songwriter, recording artist)
Kim Kiona (singer/songwriter, recording artist)
What a really great masterclass last week! Very cool to see how you use entrepreneurship and knowledge of the business world to make your music even more successful. It has inspired me very much and I’m really glad to have your book.
J. Rammers
J.Rammers (mixing, recording, writing)
A while ago you gave a masterclass about Audo Visual. I was present and think it was a very interesting lesson. I never was very interested in writing for commercials or product launches but your vision on writing music and songs touched me and came very close to my own opnions about music.
R.Kamsma (songwriter)
Thanks very much for your tip to go across the borders with my ideas. I started emailing companies in other countries and just got a call from an american global organisation that wanted more info. They want to keep in contact and believe in a future cooperation
J. van Loon (teacher painting, inspirator)
Great to see how the participants are stimulated to accept the challenge. I believe you really touched them with your vision and words. I’ve recieved many positive comments afterwards, so a very successful masterclass if you ask me.
M. Demiri
Hi Erwin,
I just wanted to personally thank you for the amazing lesson you gave at Sound Education. I really enjoyed it and will be happy to read your book after I graduate m. I’m a also guitar player myself and this gives me extra pleasure to hear how you work and write and how you got into the world of audio visual. Thanks for signing your book!
R. Laureys
R. Laureys, Sound Education

New composing and recording projects:

  •  September 1 the start of first Totally-Tuned Masterclass!!!

  • Music for BMW i8 and an Aerial Dance project

  • Composing for AMMA. Awards for best advertising agencies

  • Music for GLOW. The biggest light festival with 750.000 visitors

  • “Shoot!” in movie “Eliminators” by WWE and Sony Worldwide Pictures

  • Nominated for best dutch tv commercial music for NLE

  • Song for van Happen Containers

  • Composing the BUMA Awards music

  • Siemens, composing for “The Exciting Art of Living” event

  • Composing and recording for opening Amazonia, Berlin

  • Composing and performing for BMW 100 Years in Munich, Germany

  • Music for HBO series Vinyl