William Harmer


William Harmer

William Harmer is a London-based composer and pianist who currently studies postgraduate composition with Morgan Hayes at the Royal Academy of Music, having previously studied with Robert Saxton at Oxford University. In 2017, Will won the BBC Proms Inspire Competition and was subsequently commissioned by the BBC Singers to compose Voyage of the Soul, a piece commemorating the Apollo 11 Moon Landings which was broadcast on Radio 3 in 2019. In 2020, Will’s piece for french horn Cetus was performed on BBC radio and television by Annemarie Federle as part of the BBC Young Musician Competition. Will also won the Association of English Singers & Speakers Composition Competition 2021 and participated in the 2021 Cheltenham Composers Festival Academy. Aside from composition, he has worked as a singer with Genesis Sixteen and Keble College Choir, and as a conductor and accompanist for Oxford Youth Choirs.

Song List

This list is likely to be of songs that have been performed at Oxford International Song Festivals and Oxford Song events, and may not be comprehensive of this composer's compositions. This database is ever growing as a work in progress, with further songs regularly being added.

Words (2022) William Harmer

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