William Marsey
Photo: Marika Kochiashvili

William Marsey is a UK-based composer.

Most recently he has worked with the Albion Quartet, the Laefer Quartet, CHROMA ensemble, Stephen Upshaw, Eo Nomine, and NY-based six piano ensemble Grand Band. His music has been performed at Nonclassical, St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Rough for Opera, St David's Hall Cardiff, and the Wigmore Hall.

He is co-founder and artistic director of Listenpony, a charity, concert series, commissioning body, and record label for new and old and pop music. To date the company has produced 15 concerts, 3 commercial recordings, and has commissioned and premiered over 50 new classical works from young composers. You can find out more about their work here.

Born and raised in Hartlepool, County Durham, William has studied composition with Giles Swayne at the University of Cambridge and with Gary Carpenter and Edmund Finnis at the Royal Academy of Music, where he was Manson Fellow. His education has been supported by donors including the Lady Clare Fund, the Hinrichsen Trust and the Ralph Vaughan Williams Trust. He lives in London.


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