Martin Wesley-Smith


Martin Wesley-Smith was born in 1945 in Adelaide (South Australia). He studied at the Universities of Adelaide and York (England) before taking up a position lecturing in composition and electronic music at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. In 1988 he was the Australia Council’s Don Banks Fellow; in 1997 and 1998 he held an Australia Council Fellowship.

As a composer, Martin Wesley-Smith’s main interests are computer music, audio-visual works and choral music, although he also composes chamber music, orchestral music, children’s songs, music theatre, and music for film, revue etc.