ComposersFelicity Wilcox

Collaborating on The ANAM Set with ANAM musician Adrian Biemmi WA violin

Felicity Wilcox is an ARIA and AACTA-nominated composer and academic whose output encompasses concert music, film music, songwriting and improvisation, music for theatre, installation, live events, dance and radio. She has received commissions for many leading ensembles, including The Australia Ensemble, Ensemble Offspring, Ironwood, The Song Company, Decibel, and the Australia Piano Quartet. Her compositions are performed and broadcast in Australia and internationally, including being selected for TURN UP Festival, Arizona (2021); Philadelphia Orchestra’s ‘WomenNOW’ (2020); ABC Classic's ‘Women of Note Vol. 3’ digital release (2021); Sydney Festival (2019; 2020), Canberra International Music Festival (2017; 2019), and Vivid Sydney (2014).

Felicity’s background as a screen composer informs her concert practice. She was the first woman to be nominated for an AACTA (AFI) Award for film composition in Australia. As Felicity Fox, she has worked extensively as a composer and music director, with a highlight being her role as Assistant Music Director and Composer for the Paralympic Games opening Ceremony in Sydney 2000. She has composed the soundtracks to over 60 screen productions, for which she has received international recognition -winning the FIFREC Film Award (France), winning/being nominated for several APRA/AGSC Screen Music awards, receiving three AACTA nominations, and an ARIA nomination. Her soundtracks are broadcast on major television networks and in international film festivals.

Felicity was awarded a PhD in composition in 2013 from Sydney Conservatorium of Music. She currently holds a position as Senior lecturer in Music and Sound Design at the University of Technology, Sydney.

Find out more at felicitywilcox.coms

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