Wilkie Ferguson is a native of Miami, Florida and a graduate of New World School of the Arts. He studied music and mathematics at Morehouse College, and majored in classical piano performance at Eastman School of Music. Wilkie’s first job out of college was with the faculty of the Boys’ Choir of Harlem as assistant director, piano accompanist and music theory instructor.
As a performer, he was a part of the original broadway casts of the Tony Award winning The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess, Motown the Musical, and Wonderland. and has toured with In the Heights; Hairspray; and Dreamgirls. Off broadway and regional shows include Cotton Club Parade at City Center and the world premieres of Sister Act and Ray Charles Live at Pasadena Playhouse.
As a composer/arranger, some of his work can be heard in Parrotheads, currently the #1 ranked documentary on iTunes; Congo Cabaret by Shoga Films; and his original musical, Take On Me, featuring big band arrangements of 80s pop hits.
In addition to conducting, writing, producing, arranging and composing, Wilkie continues to vocal coach, with students performing on broadway and in TV musicals.
- Off Broadway
- LA/Southern California
Interested in touring?
- Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
- Theatrical Composer (Music only)
- Music Director/Conductor (Not Pianist)
- Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
- Vocal Arranger
- Dance Arranger
- Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
- Music Producer/Record Producer
- Voice teacher with roster of private students
My Primary Instrument
- ACTORS EQUITY ASSOCIATION (AEA)