Willyn Whiting was born in 1993 in Winnipeg Manitoba where he studied piano and composition privately before pursuing music academically.
Willyn holds a Bachelor's Degree in Composition from the University of Toronto and a Master's Degree in Composition from the University of Western Ontario. Significant mentors from this period of his studies include: Larysa Kuzmenko, James Rolfe, Gary Kulesha and Paul Frehner.
Willyn is currently pursuing a doctorate in composition at the University of North Texas.
The composer's output consists mainly of solo and chamber concert music. These mediums are significant to the composer in so much as they are practical and useful for expressing his ideas.
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