It’s all too easy to call Wil Wright a genius or a Renaissance man, and yet those labels have become so clichéd that it almost seems frivolous to do so. Still, given the breadth and depth of Wright’s musical abilities, the designations are well deserved.
- Lee Zimmerman, Blank Newspaper
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William Wright (b.1980) is a composer of contemporary concert music and film scores with an advanced credential in Orchestration for Film and Television from Berklee College of Music.
Also multi-instrumentalist and Gezellig Records recording artist, Wright’s work has been sold, streamed, screened and performed around the world. William has held composer residencies with Theatre Knoxville Downtown, Tanasi Winds, Enjoy The Silents Film Series, Scruffy City Film Festival and most recently, Roane Choral Society and Scruffy City Orchestra. Wright’s Gezellig Records debut, Salt Mass
, has been sold and streamed in 28 countries, and his most recent feature film score, for director Jordan Noel’s award-winning apocalyptic drama This World Alone
, can currently be experienced on Hulu.
In 2021, William was honored by the faculty of Milan Italy’s Screen Music Program as the 2021 recipient of their top prize, “Best Composer for the Screen.” In 2022, Wright was selected for the National Puppetry Conference at the Eugene O'Neill Center for Theater, where he composed music for new works by talent including puppeteers from Sesame Street and Apple +'s Fraggle Rock.
As of summer 2022, Wright is working on multiple feature film projects and new contemporary classical works.