Accompanist : Wilson Shields (Pianist)
Wilson is a very valued member of the team giving of his musical expertise on a daily basis at class and providing a familiar face at exams when accompanying the students in their graded and vocational examinations.
In addition to Wilson’s long history as accompanist at the Laura Walker Ballet School, he also works as Musical Director for musical theatre with Operatic and Musical Theatre groups all over Ireland.
He has conducted the Northern Ireland premieres of Mackand Mabel, Camelot, Witches of Eastwick, Copacabana, Chess and West Side Story (amateur premiere).
Wilson is part of the team for Grand Opera House’s Belfast Summer Youth Project in their very popular shows and ever increasing demand from the young people from far and wide.
Wilson is very much in demand and we are very honoured to have such a talented musician at the school.