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Direct Composition
William Camilleri was born in London, England and took to the piano, drums, violin and recorder at age 3. At 17 William moved to Toronto, Canada and was told by Paul Robson the Driector of The Ontario College of Percussion that he could easily become the worlds greatest drummer, Paul suggested he take Private Tuition and William was taken by world famous American drummer Peter Magadini who was in Toronto at the time. William then moved to London and played with many world famous artists ,namely Tina Turner on her hit single Lets Stay Together.
William then found he couldn't fit in with traditional music groups and set up his own Revival Studios where he composed his own special brand of music. Soon after he was discovered by Prof Pirkilbauer from the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria where he was commissioned to compose and record his first CD. A year later William was discovered again by Prof. Dr. Steven Paul the Head of A&R at Sony Classical in New York who described Williams compositions as monumental.
Prof.Dr. Steven Paul also put William in contact with Martin Harry also Head of A&R at Sony Classical who described his piano music as a very unique type of music that he had never heard before. After this meeting William was discovered in Hollywood by Claire Best at Marsh, Best & Associates who said his music was rated alongside John Williams, Hans Zimmer, Danny Elfman, James Horner. Marsh, Best & associates signed him as a Composer on the strength of a CD composed, arranged and recorded by William on a synthesizer! At that time this leading Hollywood company didn't even have a music department so they opened one about 6 months later.
William has composed over 40 CDs of music, is highly gifted as he can compose all his music with ease and without any changes. William calls this DIRECT COMPOSITION even when William performs in concert he relies on sheer inspiration and delivers the most powerful melodic music that can be heard today.
In my humble opinion as a Professor of music in New York and having worked with many world famous artists, I must say that William is a musical phenomenon, a pioneer that is changing the course of Classical music as we know it. William is the best thing since Mozart, Bach and Beethoven - yet a prophet is not known in his own country, it is simply a matter of time until William's music will be heard worldwide.

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Updated:  January 4, 2010

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