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Artists:

     

Alfie Boe (U.K. tour 2019)

Amanda Palmer

Bruce Forsyth

Curtis Stigers

Eska

George McCrae

Joe Stilgoe

Kwabs

Laura Mvula

Lisa Hannigan

Roy Wood

Shola Ama

Tony Hadley

West End Theatre:

     

Avenue Q (dep)

Bat Out of Hell

Dance 'Til Dawn (dep)

Dreamgirls (dep)

High Society (dep)

Jersey Boys (dep)

The Last Tango

Orchestral & Big Band:

     

BBC Concert Orchestra

Canterbury Choral Society Symphony Orchestra

Cinematic Sinfonia

London Concert Orchestra

London Jazz Orchestra

London Soloists Chamber Orchestra

National Symphony Orchestra

National Youth Jazz Orchestra

Orpheus Sinfonia

Pendulum Jazz Orchestra

Ryan Quigley Big Band

Syd Lawrence Orchestra

Will has performed his own music on BBC Radio 3, & has appeared with various ensembles on BBC 1, BBC 4, ITV & Channel 4. 

 

In addition to all saxes, clarinets & flutes he also plays EWI (electronic wind instrument).

To view his Morgenstern's web profile click here.

 

'Will Gibson's sax solos took the listener on a fascinating journey every time, & [on clarinet] he clearly had the tricky idiom & metres of Stravinsky's Ebony Concerto completely under his fingers.'

Sebastian Scotney - LondonJazz

Biography

Will began clarinet, piano & writing music at an early age. 1996-2005 he attended Junior Trinity College of Music in London on Saturdays, where he continued his instrumental lessons & studied composition with Cecilia McDowall. He took up saxophone after becoming more influenced by jazz & in particular John Coltrane. He also joined the Pendulum Youth Jazz Orchestra, where a large part of the repertoire was by Kenny Wheeler. During this time he was awarded the Chappell Prize for Composition, the Hambourg Prize for Improvisation & won the European Piano Teachers Association Composition Competition. 

 

2005-2009 he studied at Trinity College of Music obtaining a BMus (Hons) in performance. Here he studied with Mark Lockheart, Julian Siegel, Michael Whight, Fiona Cross & Andrew Poppy. He became involved in ensembles from both jazz & classical sides, & was awarded the Ronnie Verrell Award for Big Band & the Wilfred Hambleton Clarinet Prize. In 2012 he was awarded second place in the Worshipful Company of Musicians Dankworth Prize for Jazz Composition for his big band piece Solicitudes, which was performed by the Trinity College of Music Big Band in Ronnie Scott's.