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Philip Wilby

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Philip Wilby


Philip Wilby (b. 1949, Pontefract, Yorkshire, England) is an English composer.

Wilby was educated at the King's School and later at Leeds Grammar School, studying violin, organ and theory.

During his time with the National Youth Orchestra, he came under the influence of Herbert Howells, who formed his early decision to take composition seriously. Wilby then studied at Keble College, Oxford. He joined the Covent Garden Orchestra and later the Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. In 1972 he became senior lecturer in charge of composition studies at Leeds University.

His many compositions include works for keyboard, orchestra, educational music, chamber, and sacred choral music as well as for concert band.

Works for Winds


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