Will Crosby

William Crosby is a Cambridge-based composer, (eco-)musicologist, writer, classical/electric guitarist, teacher, and member of Sound Art/Installation collective, Gōshawks. Having graduated from a BA (Hons) Music course at Anglia Ruskin University with First Class honours in 2015 he was subsequently awarded the Mark Devin Music Performance Prize, and appointed to an Associate Lecturer position not long after. As a composer and artist, William has been commission by organisations such as Tate, Kettle’s Yard Gallery, and Paul Hamlyn Foundation, and is currently taking time away from education (before enrolling at University of Huddersfield to embark on a Composition by Research MA, investigating intersections and lingua francasbetween ecology/nature/climate equality/eco-political discourse and contemporary composition/music making), having become involved with the Brunel University-based Institute of Composing and Academy Inégales group for their upcoming 2015-2016 season. Outside of his composition work, William is currently working on having writings on musical semiotic theory, collaborative composition authorship, and the private letters of Australian composer Percy Grainger (alongside scholar, Paul Jackson) published within the next year, as well as long-term work-in-progress artworks and performances with composer Tom Hall, and artist, David Ryan.