Will Healy '12 receives the Charles Ives Scholarships
William Healy is a composer and pianist based in New York. He is the artistic director of ShoutHouse, an ensemble of 15 hip-hop, jazz and classical musicians. Having played trumpet in an Afrobeat band for a few years, his music features performers from many corners of the New York music scene. In addition, he is an accomplished pianist specializing in Bach, with a repertoire that includes the complete Goldberg Variations and WTC Book 1. Recent awards include the Juilliard Orchestra, Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra, and Chimera Quintet Composition Competitions, and the W.K. Rose Fellowship. His work has been featured at Carnegie Hall, the Apollo Theater, on New Sounds with John Schaefer, WBAI's Making Music, and the I Care if You Listen Mixtape. Healy is completing an M.M. in Composition at The Juilliard School, where he studies with John Corigliano under the Richard Rodgers scholarship.