Felicity Wilcox is an interdisciplinary composer and academic whose output encompasses concert music, film music, songwriting and improvisation, music for theatre, installation, live events, dance and radio. She has received commissions for many leading artists and ensembles, including The Australia Ensemble, Ensemble Offspring, Ironwood, Vivid Sydney,Decibel, Halcyon, Sydney Art Quartet, the Australia Piano Quartet, Charisma Trio, the Sydney Symphony Fellows, and individual performers. Her songs and concert compositions are performed and broadcast across Australia in reputable venues and on ABC radio.
Felicity’s background as a screen composer informs her individual practice. Under the alias Felicity Fox, she has enjoyed a successful twenty-five year career as a screen composer and worked extensively as a composer and music director, with a highlight being her role as Assistant Music Director and Composer for the Paralympic Games opening Ceremony in Sydney 2000. She has composed, recorded and produced the soundtracks to many award-winning film and television productions, and has received multiple ARIA, AFI and APRA/AGSC awards and nominations for her film music. Her soundtracks are broadcast nationally and internationally on major television networks and have featured in important international film festivals including Berlin, New York, London, Paris, Chicago, Venice, Tokyo, Sydney, Melbourne, Margaret Mead (NYC) and Toronto.
Felicity holds a position as Lecturer in Music and Sound Design at the University of Technology, Sydney. Previously she was a sought-after sessional lecturer in composition, music analysis, musical multimedia and composer-performer collaboration at several leading tertiary institutions in the Sydney region, including Sydney Conservatorium of Music, where she completed her PhD in composition in 2013.