Wesley Fowler is a percussionist with a passion for music and art that challenges modern thinking. Through multi-media interaction, sound creation, and commission projects, he is ever seeking to collaborate and get started on another exciting project.
Wesley has performed at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention three times, and at the McCormick Marimba Festival two times. He also has had the privilege to collaborate with the Nief-Norf project multiple times in performance at the Big Ears Festival in Knoxville, TN. He’s performed with ensembles including the Bang on A Can All-Stars, the Ensemble Knox Percussion Ensemble, and the Sorry for Yelling New Music Ensemble.
Currently based in Boston, MA, Wesley is a graduate student at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee, studying Contemporary Classical Music. As an active performer in both the city and greater New England area, he works with both students and professional in chamber music performances. His most recent collaborations have been on Ania Vu’s “Gra dźwięków, Graw słów”, Simon-Steen Anderson’s “Next to Beside Besides”, and Michael Laurello’s “Plant”.
He has commissioned and premiered solo and chamber works written by Evan Chapman, Anna Meadors, Eric Cha-Beach, Clark Hubbard, and others. His recent chamber repertoire has included works by Aurél Holló, Cathy van Eck, Simon Løffler, Jenna Lyle, Robert Honstein, Toru Takemitsu, Nayke Mas, Steve Reich, Iannis Xenakis, and others.
Recent solo repertoire has included works by Jacob Druckman, Philippe Hurel, Michio Kitazume, Sarah Hennies, Iannis Xenakis, Peter Klatzow, James Wood, Kelley Sheehan, and others.