Felicity Wilcox is an interdisciplinary composer 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, Decibel, Halcyon, Vivid Sydney, the Australia Piano Quartet, the Kammerklang Chamber Orchestra, the Sydney Symphony Fellows, and various 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.
University Postgraduate Award | 2008-2011 Sydney University
Albert Travelling Scholarship | 2011 Sydney University
AFI Nomination 2009 Best Sound For A Documentary | The Choir
AFI Nomination 2008 Best Sound For A Documentary | The Oasis
APRA/AGSC Award Nomination 2003 Best Documentary Soundtrack | Cave In The Snow
Paralympics Opening Ceremony 2000 | Assistant Music Director/Composer
ARIA Nomination 1999 Best Soundtrack Album | Afrika, Cape Town To Cairo
APRA/AGSC Award Nomination 1999 Best Soundtrack Album | Afrika, Cape Town To Cairo
AGSC Award 1997 Best Original Song In A Feature Film | Fistful Of Flies
FIFREC Film Award , France 1993 Best Original Music | Loyal To My Image
AFI Nomination 1992 Best Score For A Feature Film | Redheads
ABC Radio National Station Theme | 1993 Themes On Air Until 2004