Adele Marina Wilding

Adele Marina Wilding


A Contemporay Crossover Artist


Born in Colchester, England and educated in Canada, Europe and the UK, Adele Marina Wilding is a composer, arranger, pianist and singer. Formally trained in the classical and jazz genres, her musical training culminated in the Diploma in Jazz and Popular Music Studies (performance, composition and arranging) from Goldsmiths College, University of London.

Adele Marina Wilding began composing professionally in the 1990s, when she wrote pop demos for other artists via the International Songwriters Association. Since graduating from Goldsmiths College in 2003, she has been showcasing her eclectic, self-penned material on the pro singer-songwriter scenes in the UK and Canada. UK venues have included the Jazz Café, Vortex, the Sands, Hackney Empire Bullion Room and the Tavistock Music and Arts Festival, Devon. Adele Marina Wilding directs her own ensembles and performs in a variety of line-ups, from solo vocals/piano to quintets. Her arrangements include scoring for brass, strings and woodwind.

Recordings include two CDs of critically acclaimed, original compositions. Her latest CD, Sketches On Blue, is now being distributed by Jazz CDs.

In 2005, Adele Marina Wilding was awarded the BWA Nina Simone Award in London. She has also been a Semi Finalist in the UK Songwriting Contest.

Currently focusing on composing for theatre and film, Adele Marina Wilding is studying media composition at the Birmingham Conservatoire. She is also working on her third CD, due for release in 2009.

Adele Marina Wilding divides her time between Edinburgh and London. exceptional singer...challenging and engaging arrangements....Keith Ames, Musician Magazine (UK)

Evocative...moving, original music...Adele's extremely competent writing draws you in... CDStar Music (Canada)


* Composer Folio (available on request): Instrumental compositions.


* Portholes & Skylights (2008, CD sampler)

* Sketches On Blue (2005, Blue Dawn Records)

* Emeralds (& Other Little Gems) (2004, Blue Dawn Records)