Wil Smith



Thursday, October 20 at 11:00pm

$15 ($12 with SONiCPass)


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Wil Smith is a Brooklyn-based performer and composer whose work embraces a variety of traditional and popular styles, integrating classical techniques with cutting-edge technology, theatrics, and improvisation. He plays piano, keyboards, and organ, and is a founding member of the experimental rock band Passenger Fish.

Smith has performed in Matt Mark’s post-Christian, nihilist pop-opera The Little Death, in Missy Mazzoli’s bandensemble Victoire, and on the high-art game show The Kostabi Show (formerly known as Title This). He is currently the organist at First Presbyterian Church in Brooklyn Heights where he plays pipe organ and Hammond B3, and where he has premiered new organ works by Eric km Clark and Irene Buckley.

Smith’s original compositions have been performed by internationally acclaimed ensembles, including Dither, the Glass Farm Ensemble, and the California Ear Unit. His music has been presented by venues across the US, including REDCAT Theater and The Wulf in Los Angeles, the MATA Interval series at Issue Project Room in Brooklyn, New Directions Cello Festival in Ithaca, and the Bang On A Can summer music festival at MassMOCA in North Adams.

Smith is the founder and curator of the critically acclaimed Brooklyn-based new-music series, Music at First. He is also a member of the experimental theater company, Laboratory Theater.