Bill is from London, England and moved to Toronto after completing his studies at Berklee College of Music in Boston. Has written scores for film, dance and theatre and new music ensembles presented at festivals and contemporary music venues. With the assistance of the Canada Council, the Ontario Arts Council and FACTOR he has released electronic music and contemporary jazz CDs and performed improvised music in collaboration with different performance artists at the Music Gallery, alternative music venues and jazz festivals.
His new music compositions include works for voice, spoken word, soloists and chamber ensembles and for Toronto’s 2007 Nuit Blanche all-night art event, Bill’s multi-media production Memory Vision was a featured installation at the Canadian Music Centre. In 2008 / 2009, he received grants from the Toronto Arts Council and Ontario Arts Council to create his work, Poems from a Love Triangle a new music concert for voice, actors and chamber ensemble based on the erotic love poems of Irish poet W.R. Rodgers; this work was performed at the Music Gallery with poetry staged as a radio drama. Bill continues to perform his piano solo compositions and collaborate with different artists in different settings inspired by spoken word.