Will, who comes from a musical family, started playing the double bass at the age of 7. Two years later he was awarded a full scholarship to the Yehudi Menuhin School , where his teacher was Caroline Emery.

Highlights from his time there, aside from the wonderful learning experience, included playing as a soloist, chamber and orchestral musician at Wigmore Hall.Will also won a number of competitions, including the HAslemere String Competition, RCM Bass Competition for two years running and the Peter Morrison Concerto Competitions, which led to his being a soloist with the RCM JD Symphony Orchestra.

Other appearances as soloist included the Horsham Symphony Orchestra, the European Youth Summer Music Symphony Orchestra and the Waverley Ensemble.

He was awarded the ABRSM scholarship to the Royal college of Music Where Will has been invited to do a significant number of recitals- unusual for a bassist!

He has led many Symphony and Philharmonic projects, working closely with conductors such as Sir Antonio Pappano, Sir Andrew Davis and Vasily Petrenko. he has won a number of competitions, both internal, including the RCM bass competitions, and external.

Will was given special permission by Edgar Meyer, the bassist and composer to perform two of his works at the Wigmore Hall. This was a considerable privilege as the composer does not publish his scores or allow others to perform his work. Will has just been awarded a second year of support by the Drake Colleja Trust, with whom he will give multiple performances throughout the year.

Aside from his studies, WIll pursues an active freelance career.in the field of chamber music he has worked with such fine musicians as Lawrence power, the Sitkovetsky Trio, and the Echea Quartet As well as performing with the LGT Ensemble.This is a group of outstanding musicians from all over the world who perform on an international basis.

He is also a regular performer with the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Aurora Orchestra, and the Royal Northern Sinfonia and recently has won auditions for Sub – Principle Double Bass with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the Philharmonia Orchestra where he is on trial.Will has had several pieces written for him with the first performance of a significant new solo work having been performed in Italy and London this year.

Future plans include numerous recitals, solo and orchestral performances with the LGT Young Soloists in tours of Italy, Singapore, Bangkok and Tokyo, performances with the RPO, SCO,and Philharmonia Orchestra, and multiple recitals throughout the year.

Recent highlights include performing solo with the LGT Young Soloists in the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, and progressing to the final round of the Royal OverSeas League where he was awarded the Yorke Double Bass Prize, and reaching the semi final round of the international Society of Bassist competitions.

Will hopes to continue his studies with internationally renowned instrumentalists. He enjoys all aspects of double bass. He has a passion for everything from baroque to jazz and wants to pursue a performing career that encompasses all styles and genres.

When not engaged with his bass, Will likes to attend other musical performances. At home he enjoys cooking and is dedicated to extending , through practical research, his knowledge of wine and winemaking.