Academic Research

Scholarly publications and refereed conference papers

Felicity Wilcox (ed.), Women’s Music for the Screen: Diverse Narratives in Sound, Routledge (NY), due for publication in 2020.

Felicity Wilcox, "Maestro of Multiple Voices: the absolute music of Ennio Morricone" in Double Lives, (ed. James Weirzbicki), Routledge, NY, due for publication 2019.

Felicity Wilcox, “The alternate space of A.R. Rahman’s film music”, in Film Narratives and Compositional Techniques: An Investigation of Contemporary Film Music, (ed. Lindsay Coleman, Joakim Tillman), Palgrave MacMillan, NY, 2017.

Felicity Wilcox, "Obstacles and Goals Towards Gender Equity in the Screen Music Industry", Women in the Creative Arts Conference, Australian National University, August 2017 and at Glories of the Score Conference, Australian Film, Television and Radio School, December 2017.

Felicity Wilcox, “Audiovisual work as fugue”, Musical dialogues, Musicological Society of Australia Conference at Sydney Conservatorium of Music, October 1-4 2015.

Felicity Wilcox, “Underscore or Overscore? Re-examining the relationship between music and image”, Music and Politics, Musicological Society of Australia Conference, Australian National University, December 2012.

Felicity Wilcox, “Threading the Light: Tracing Spanish music influences in a new Australian work”, Spanish Musics and their (Western) Others: Negotiating Identity and Exoticism, Symposium at Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, December 2012.

Felicity Wilcox, “The impact of music on perception within audiovisual art forms", The Power of Music, MSA Conference at University of Western Australia, December 2011.

Felicity Wilcox, Vertical Montage - a folio of concert works for combined media, 2013 (doctoral thesis and composition portfolio), Sydney Conservatorium Library.


Academic Achievements

formal Qualifications

Graduate Diploma in Education (Music), (Grad. Dip. Ed), University of NSW

Doctor of Philosophy in Composition (PhD), Sydney Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney

Bachelor of Music in Composition, with first class honours (B.Mus. 1st class hons), Sydney Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney


Grants and funding


Pozible crowd-funding campaign successful for completion of solo CD, The Curling Vine.


Australia Council for the Arts, funding to present Gouttes d'un Sang Etranger for Vivid Sydney


University Postgraduate Award, University of Sydney


Albert Travelling Scholarship, Grant-in-aid funding for doctoral research


Postgraduate Research Scheme (PRSS), Seed funding for doctoral research, University of Sydney


Postgraduate Research Scheme (PRSS), Seed funding for doctoral research, University of Sydney


Australia Council for the Arts, development funding for Song of the Whirlwind (film about traditional music)