composer / orchestrator
Winton White is a composer of multiple publications with the versatility of writing for orchestral instruments, vocal ensembles, and film. He wrote the soundtrack for the documentary HAFU, which has aired on PBS, continues to receive theatrical screenings in Japan, and won "Best Documentary" at the 2013 Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival.
Artists/Ensembles that performed his works include Afiara String Quartet, Mobius Trio, Singapore Wind Symphony, San Francisco Chamber Orchestra, San Francisco Choral Artists, and individual musicians from the Milwaukee, Baltimore, and the Pittsburgh Symphony. Winton was also invited as a guest clinician for the composition departments of Biola University and Point Loma University. He is a graduate of San Francisco Conservatory of Music and Biola University. Well-versed in (and enjoys) orchestration, was involved with The Rite of Spring project under Gabriela Frank with the SF Chamber Orchestra.
Formerly active as a performer in the San Francisco Bay Area, Winton is a freelance vocalist now in the Yokohama-Tokyo area.
He is also a member of ASCAP and is also published under Pavane Publishing and C. Alan Publishing.
> My compositions >
＞ 作品 ＞
Dec 2 2017 - Rising Up Mt. Fuji for flute and piano
commissioned & performed by Lynda Huang
at Taipei, Taiwan
Address: 台北巴赫廳 台北市民權西路53號B1
Nov 17 2017 - Guest speaker as composer of HAFU the Film for
Deutsche Securities Inc. in Tokyo.
Location: Sanno Park Toer, 2-11-1 Nagata-cho,
Sept 17 2017 - This Bird for tenor and piano
Day of Autumn for tenor and piano
Two Japanese Lullabies for tenor and piano
performed by Winton Y White
at Well City in Yokosuka, Japan
June 4, 10, 11 2017 - Zui Zui for SATB choir
will be performed by the wonderful
San Francisco Choral Artists conducted by
Magen Solomon. Ticket info HERE <---
April 9 2017 - Kirishitan Mantra for solo percussion
commissioned by SETTS Singapore
performed by Iskandar Rashid in Singapore
Dec 25 2016 - Charity Concert singing jazz tunes
Fujisawa Swing Jazz Society performing 2 of my arrangements
Dec 16 2016 - Christmas LIVE concert on a BOAT!
singing "Friend in Me" from Aladdin and
"Maria" from West Side Story and more!
Oct 16 2016 - Singing various Broadway & Disney songs
"Friend Like Me", "Jack's Lament", "Maria", etc.
Oct 2016 - Day of Autumn（秋の日）for countertenor & piano
commissioned by Cris Law in Los Angeles
June 18-26 2016 - Americana Variations for wind ensemble for
commissioned by Project: 音 Sound 음 Tour
- First Congregational UCC, Marietta, OH
June 18th @ 3:30pm
- Marshall University, Huntington, WV
June 19th @ 3:00pm
Apr 22 2016 - Zui Zui at Yokohama International School
Mar 3 2016 - Zui Zui at St. Mary's International School, Tokyo
Dec 4 2015 - Singing "Jack's Lament" and bass with
jazz combo for rest of the concert at A.B.Smile
Nov 1 2015 - Giggity Gigue for piano performed by Tristan Yang
San Francisco Conservatory of Music. The piano
piece was written as a collaborative composition for
David Conte's 60th Birthday Concert.
Sep 13 2015 - Singing "Maria" from West Side Story and Fauré's
"Clair de Lune" along with other ensemble songs
for UNICEF Benefit Charity Concert at Sakae-Ward
Civic Center in Yokohama
Apr 10 2015 - My choral piece Zui Zui is now published by
Pavane Publishing and available on JW Pepper!
Apr 7 2015 - HAFU the Film is officially available on DVD all around the world! HAFU has aired on PBS, screened theatrically in Japan and won "Best Documentary" at the 2013 Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival.