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Anthony Wilson graduated from Monash University, Melbourne, Australia in 1985, studying music and pure mathematics. He has also successfully completed the A.Mus.A exam for piano and the 7th Grade AMEB theory exam. Wilson studied the piano with William Lowe, singing with Janet Dawson and Theory of Music with Aliki Katsikas. In 2001 he was given a theory award by the Victorian Music Teachers’ Association.

Wilson began his working career within the IT industry before pursuing a career in music, which he started in 1994. Since then, he has worked as a private music teacher, teaching piano, singing, and theory of music to people of all ages. Within this environment, Wilson has enjoyed considerable success helping people realize their musical goals. These goals include helping students to prepare for music exams, auditions, and musical performances. He also has considerable experience working as an accompanist.

Wilson studied composition privately with Haydn Reeder. His orchestral compositions have been performed by the Ballarat Symphony Orchestra, the Australasian Orchestra, and the Zelman Symphony Orchestra. Other performance highlights of Wilson’s compositions include: “Une Idée” for piano and violin performed by Michael Kieran Harvey and Tim Veldman. He has also had a number of his chamber works performed by ensembles such as the Silo String Quartet, the Veldman String Quintet, Michael Kieran Harvey, the Sarah Curro/Elyane Lausadde duo, and the Haydn and Max Reeder piano duo. He has also had some of his works performed within the Elyane Laussade Music Studio.

Albums

Legends and Light Vol. 2

Release Date: January 14, 2022
Catalog Number: NV6399
21st Century
Orchestral
Orchestra
LEGENDS AND LIGHT VOL. 2 from Navona Records leaves no stone unturned. From the vast expansiveness of the open sea to the microscopic particles of our world's chemical makeup, this follow-up to 2018’s LEGENDS AND LIGHT is an ambitious collection of new works for large ensemble performed by the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and the Brno Philharmonic. In this album, seven composers offer their insights into the components of our world through music, with works highlighting cultures, locations, forces of nature, and human life. While many of the pieces are arranged for orchestral ensembles, listeners will also find Scottish Great Highland bagpipes and Irish Uilleann pipes featured on the album, offering a deeply rewarding listening experience.
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Prisma Vol. 5

Release Date: April 9, 2021
Catalog Number: NV6344
21st Century
Orchestral
Orchestra
Navona Records’ acclaimed PRISMA series continues with a fifth installment, again showcasing the Janáček Philharmonic Orchestra’s riveting take on contemporary composition. With a focus on innovation and imaginative performance, the orchestra brings a breath of fresh air to a repertoire that’s all-too-often dominated by mainstream works.
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