Wesley Stormer is a composer based in Sydney and Blue Mountains, Australia. He grew up in the Blue Mountains and completed his bachelor of music (Honours in composition) at Western Sydney University under the guidance of Dr. Clare Maclean.
He is deeply inspired by ear-catching motifs and rich harmony and utilises these elements to create memorable solo, chamber and orchestral works.
Since completing his studies Wesley has been composing contemporary classical music for soloist, chamber groups and orchestras. He has collaborated with a number of Australian and international ensembles. He’s been a winner of a number of competitions including the Veridian Symphony Orchestra’s 5th annual composition competition in 2017, a finalist in North State Symphony Orchestra’s 2020 ‘Beethoven Idol’ competition and selected for Penrith Symphony Orchestra’s young composer prize for 2020. He was selected to be part of the Penrith Council and Joan Sutherland’s 2020 ‘Street Notes’ program where he collaborated with performers and composers to create new music for Western Sydney.