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Dinuk Wijeratne



Biography

Sri Lankan–born pianist Dinuk Wijeratne is currently Resident Conductor of Symphony Nova Scotia, Music Director of the Nova Scotia Youth Orchestra, and equally active as a composer and improvising pianist. He obtained his Bachelor and Master's degrees in composition from the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM), Manchester, UK, and the Juilliard School. Wijeratne's composition repertoire includes several works for new music ensembles, soloists, and orchestra. He is also a member of the cutting-edge New York–based multimedia group Neolexica.
Dinuk Wijeratne