Honorable mention on the ICCTCP 2020 for his work “Desert Flowers” for solo piano
MWilliam Geiler (b. 1998) is a composer, multi-instrumentalist and teacher based in Southern California who currently studies Music Composition at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Throughout his musical career he has been active within the realms of classical music, jazz, alternative rock and gamelan, and often fuses these various musical passions in his compositions. As a composer he has received distinctions from Pikes Peak Young Composers, M.T.A.C.’s Composers Today, NY Art Ensemble and the National Federation of Music Clubs.
The composition Desert Flowers is inspired by the vibrant but fleeting wildflower blooms of California’s Mojave and Sonoran Deserts.