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Will Larsen is a multi award winning musician, producer and film composer from Melbourne, Australia. A graduate of The University of Melbourne and The Victorian College of Arts, he has been a guest artist with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Opera Australia, Orchestra Victoria and The Australian Ballet, performing throughout Australia, Europe, the UK, the USA, Japan, China, South Korea, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore. He has played for José Carreras, Mikis Theodorakis, Bryn Terfel, The Bolshoi Ballet, The Kirov Ballet, The New York Ballet, Cameron Mackintosh, Topol and k d lang.  


His work on movie scores include Hero Mars by Californian director Skyler Cooper and At World's End for Danish director Tomas Villum Jensen. He also worked on Academy Award winning director Adam Elliot's Mary and Max, starring Toni Collette, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Eric Bana and Barry Humphries.


Will has won an ARIA for Best Independent Release with The Killjoys' debut album, Ruby. Will also won Best Score at the Los Angeles Movie Awards for music co-written with Louise Woodward  for “Juliana’s Story,” a film directed by Angelique Papadelias.  In 2014 his composition "A Festival Fanfare" was used to open Melbourne's White Night Festival.

Will is half of contemporary classical duo Tess Said So, an ongoing

partnership with renowned pianist Rasa Daukus.  The two won both the Weekly Award and BankSA Award (Overall Outstanding Event) for Best Interactive, Film & Digital at the Adelaide Fringe Festival for their original live soundtrack production and performance to Nosferatu - A Symphony of Horror.  


Rasa and Will debuted the orchestral version of their Nosferatu score with Jessica Gethin conducting Orchestra Victoria at the 2023 Melbourne International Film Festival.

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Will Larsen performing with The Australian Dance Party ​ Photo: Art Atelier Photography

Will performing with Alison Plevey and Olivia Fyfe of The Australian Dance Party

Photo: Art Atelier Photography

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