William K.z. is an experimental composer who studied at the Royal Northern College of Music and has won multiple awards at the MSA film festival for his scores across music, theatre, dance and film. With his passion for cross-collaborative arts and improvisation, William has been commissioned by The British Library and VideoJam. Previously, William composed, produced and co-directed the multi-media opera ‘Growth of the Silk’ which was performed at Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival in 2019. Currently, William is currently composing a solo accordion piece for Psappha, a Manchester-based ensemble of contemporary classical musicians.
Elsewhere, William is a vocalist for the Bethlehem Casuals, a seven-piece ensemble weaving welsh folk cello, Bulgarian percussion, jazz, world and rock music together. The band, who are currently releasing their second album, have performed at a variety of festivals including Glastonbury, Latitude, Manchester International, Bluedot and Kendall Calling.
William’s debut psychedelic folk album will be released by CD Baby on 24 April.
WildKat is working with William on PR surrounding his debut psychedelic folk album as well as further building his profile as an artist.