The Western Orthodox Academy

William Clark

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William Clark studied singing, piano and organ in Australia and conducting and improvisation in the UK. He was Director of Music at The Scots College Sydney for 34 years where he established a thriving music school with state-of-the-art facilities. He is now a freelance music educator, lecturer, organist and conductor. He is organist and Director of Music at St Mark’s Church, Darling Point. William is a well known adjudicator and regularly assesses performances for schools and eisteddfodau. William is a former president, vice-president and council member of the Music Teachers’ Association, as well as a former president of the Royal School of Church Music (New South Wales) and Head of Music in the Association of Independent Schools in New South Wales. A longtime friend, supporter and past honorand of the College and its predecessor European-American University, his research interests are in music education (particularly the history of independent institutions of music education) and church music. In addition to his academic accomplishments he has also received numerous chivalric honours.