Chris Williams is a graduate of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and completed a M.Phil in composition with Robert Saxton at the University of Oxford in 2013. Chris has been commissioned by Carnegie Hall, where he worked with Kaija Saariaho. He was one of six composers selected by Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, then Master of the Queen’s Music, to attend his Advanced Composition course at the Dartington International Summer School in England. Chris’ work has been performed by The Song Company, The Melbourne and Tasmanian Symphony Orchestras, the Cavaleri Quartet and The Australian Voices. In 2015 he was the inaugural Friends of the National Library of Australian Creative Arts Fellow.