He is mainly interested in
- voices: Be nice to see you
- text: Daughters of the Lonesome Isle
- counterpoint: A Lady at her Toilet
- and key changes: Belmont Chill
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. He has been supported by donors including the Lady Clare Fund, the Hinrichsen Trust and the Ralph Vaughan Williams Trust. He lives in London.