Margaret Lucy Wilkins’
Born in England in 1939, musical career embraces composing, lecturing, performing and writing. Between 1976 and 2003, she was Principal Lecturer in Music at the University of Huddersfield, UK, where she was Head of Composition. Performances of her music have been given in most European countries, the Americas, China, South Korea and Russia. Festival performances include ISCM World Music Days (Poland and Slovenia), Donne in Musica (Italy), Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival and Edinburgh International Festival. Her works explore spatial elements and music theatre, displaying a strong dramatic, gestural and visual approach to sound. They include orchestral works as Musica Angelorum (1991) and Rituelle (2000), chamber music works as Trompettes de Mort (2002), and electroacustic works as Stringsing (1992) and Discover Oakwell (1995).