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Willyn Whiting (he/him) is a Canadian composer of both acoustic and electronic music. His works feature diverse stylistic trends and personal conceptualizations of metaphor and orientation.

Over the years he has written for both professional and emerging ensembles including the Bozzini Quartet, Del Sol String Quartet, the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, and RE: duo. His music been featured at such festivals as WNMF (CA), MANTIS (UK), REF (IT), SEAMUS (US), EMM (US), PMF (US), NEMF (US) and the SPLICE Institute (US) and Canadian workshops such as Orford Academy, Montréal Contemporary Music Lab, and Domaine Forget de Charlevoix.

His teachers include Jon Nelson, Joseph Klein, Panayiotis Kokoras, Kirsten Soriano, Paul Frehner, Gary Kulesha, James Rolfe, and Vincent Ho, among others.

University of North Texas

PhD Composition and Music Theory

University of Western Ontario

MM Composition

University of Toronto

BM Composition and Piano


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photography by: [A. Forest]

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