Kevin Alexander Wilsonáis a composer curious about various perspectives on life and music held by cultures throughout the world. His works reflect a variety of musical characteristics from various origins. He is particularly interested in intercultural and the confluence of composition, and the collaboration and inclusion process of performer input through improvisation, often leaving the performer to freely interpret sections and/or full pieces. Kevin has received performances with Grammy Award winning Cleveland Chamber Symphony, University of Akron Symphony Orchestra, Duo Esplanade, the Greater Cleveland Flute Society, Kavazabava, and has also been included in NASA, and SCI conference programs. Kevin has been awarded the Grand Prize of the Ohio Federation of Music Clubs Collegiate Composition award. Kevin is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Music Theory/Composition and a Masters degree in Ethnomusicology at Kent State University. Kevin has also studied at Central Michigan University and the University of Akron. His compositional affiliations include: ASCAP, Society of Composers, and the Cleveland Composers Guild.

For more information please contact me at kevin@kwilsonmusic.com or visit my website at kwilsonmusic.com

Compositions

Fantasy of Nuance



Unaccompanied Tenor Saxophone. Performance by Elizabeth Cullen


Weepers



Flute and Clarinet. Performed by Duo Esplanade: Ayša ăetin, and Katsuya Yuasa (https://www.duoesplanade.com/) In two movements: I melody. II development


Kava



Performed by KavaZabava (www.kavazabava.com. https://kavazabava.bandcamp.com/) Flute, Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Cello, Double Bass, Bass drum/Floor tom, Dumbek


The Mercurial Cardinal



Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Piano Grand Prize Winner of Ohio Federation of Music Clubs Composition Competition