Who is Dave Wilson and what is his net worth 2018? Dave Wilson is a man of many talents. He is a musician and a music composer at the same time. He is also an ethnomusicologist. He approaches music as a social process to understand not only what music is but why it exists; what meaning music holds to the music practitioners and audiences and how these meanings are conveyed.
He has worked on a wide variety of music, and his work is not limited to a particular genre of music. His music includes orchestral, chamber, small jazz ensemble works and big band. He has also been associated with film and commercial music as a composer, performer, and even an arranger. Right now, Dave teaches the Music Studies to aspire musicians at the New Zealand School of music at the Victoria University of Wellington.
He also promotes and documents traditional music or participates in music projects involving cultural practices, conflict resolution, arts programming, and medicine or community music. He spends his spare time working with cultural festivals, museums, recording labels, and different institutions which promote the appreciation of the music of different cultures and communities from all over the world.
He has analysed music by merging aspects of psychology, cultural anthropology, folklore, linguistics, music theory, comparative musicology, and history. The music projects made by him are a result of his keen observation and understanding of ethnomusicology.
His work in music in the South-eastern Europe has been appreciated by the American Councils for International Education, ACLS (American Council of Learned Societies), the Herb Alpert Foundation. His work was premiered at the 2014 Days of Macedonian Music New Music Festival.
He collaborated with DJs in the Macedonian electronic music scene and made recordings with the group named Ljubljana, which is inspired by Macedonian folk music. The CSPS Ensemble’s album, On the Face Place, which was produced by the SkyDeck Music in 2016, featured a few of Dave’s compositions for small jazz ensemble.
Education: Since his childhood, Dave developed a deep interest in how music and sound are related to nationalism, social transformation, belonging, intangible cultural heritage, and nature of senses and the construction of social space. For this reason, he studied ethnomusicology and chose to become a scholar. He did both his MA and a Ph.D. in ethnomusicology from UCLA.
He studied Music Education with a specialisation in saxophone in his undergraduate degree in Music Education at the Indiana University. He has done his Ph.D., and his Ph.D. dissertation describes many cases from the music scenario in Macedonia. It explains how humans through generations have been making music for creating spaces in order to create spaces for belonging via combined sonic and social practices.
Dave Wilson Net Worth
Dave released his album In Passing in the year 2017. It is an album of original music on our and clarinet/bass clarinet combination. It is also com-composed and performed by Gabe Lavin. It is produced by Sky Deck Music.
The album features adventurous creativeness and electrifying compositions that are heavily influenced by the music (especially jazz music) of the Middle East. The album consists of seven songs. The songs celebrate the diversity of music from various parts of the world. In Passing highlights the musical connections in the midst of miscellaneous traditions and sonic convergences.
Wilson is a versatile genius in music. Albums, stage performances and the other musical activities make him earn quite a good and healthy amount over the years. Music is his soul bread and butter. His approximate net worth is around $1 million.
Career: In the year 2013, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra performed the springs of a Desperate Heart, which was composed by Dave. The performance was done as part of the Earshot Readings in collaboration with the Jazz Composers Orchestral Institute and the American Composers Orchestra. At the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, America, in the year 2010, he made a debut performance of Light Connected. It consisted of a piece for clarinet, cello, alto flute, bass, dancer, can and spoken word poet. It was conceptualised and co-composed by him.
He has made collaborations with some artists while working for film and commercial music. He has worked with Dave Stewart (Eurhythmics), Tears for Fears, Engelbert Humperdinck, music artist Jessica Fichot and composer Mateo Messina. Dave Wilson has been to many prestigious places due to performance work, which includes the Chicago World Music Festival, the Guadalajara International Book Fair, the Lotus Festival, the Sydney Opera House, the London Palladium and the Araneta Coliseum.