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composer

Trevor Wishart, British composer. Recipient commission for American Triptych, French Ministry of Culture, 1999, artist residency, Deutscher Akademy Austauchdienst, 1998. Member Sonic Arts Network (committee member 1980-2000).

Background

Wishart, Trevor was born on October 11, 1946 in Leeds, England. Son of Fred Wishart and Irene Heald.

Education

Bachelor in Music, University Oxford, England, 1968. Master of Arts in Music, University Nottingham, England, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy in Music Composition, University York, England, 1973.

Career

Wishart has contributed to composing with digital audio media, both fixed and interactive. He has also written extensively on the topic of what he terms “sonic art,” and contributed to the design and implementation of software tools used in the creation of digital music. Notably, the Composers Desktop Project.

Although mainly a freelance composer, he holds an honorary position at the University of York. He was appointed as composer-in-residence at the University of Durham in 2006, and then at the University of Oxford Faculty of in 2010–11, supported by the Leverhulme Trust.

Works

Membership

Member Sonic Arts Network (committee member 1980-2000).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sound design, software development.

Connections

Married Jacqueline Wishart. Children: Anna, Alice.

father:
Fred Wishart

mother:
Irene Heald

spouse:
Jacqueline Wishart

child:
Anna Wishart

child:
Alice Wishart