Research fellow and Editorial board officer
William Brooks has degrees from Wesleyan University (BA 1965) and the University of Illinois (musicology, MM 1971; composition-theory, DMA 1976). Currently Professor at the University of York, UK, and Emeritus Professor at the University of Illinois, he is also Senior Research Fellow and Series Editor at the Orpheus Research Centre in Music, Belgium.
A composer and scholar, his work encompasses topics from experimental music to film musicals. Recent works includes "In re: Experimental Music" (Contemporary Music Review); Tracce, for four singers (premiered in September at the Late Music Festival, York), and A Walk to the Tarn, for pianist, premiered in November.