Professor Joe Wilson

Director of Curriculum

Joe Wilson is a composer and producer who started his career with the band Sneaker Pimps, selling over two million records worldwide.

He has subsequently worked as a producer and remixer with artists as diverse as Placebo, Sophie Ellis Bextor, Marylin Manson, Natalie Imbruglia, The Libertines and Ian McCulloch as well as a performer with the NME Single of the Week nominated band Trash Money.

His music has been used in feature films such as “A Life Less Ordinary”, “The Saint” and “Spawn”, as well as for adverts for Nastro Azzurro and various websites, including the start up ident for MusicMatch.

A practising artist with commissions from the CCA in Glasgow, the ICA in London, the BBC and Channel Four, Joe has recently produced music for the film The A-Team. He also produced three albums for the band Client for Mute records, producing the Top 20 single “Pornography”.

Joe designed the Popular Music degree at the University of Gloucestershire, managed the Art Undergraduate courses at the University of Gloucestershire and finally was part of the School Management Team of the School of Media. In 2013 he left the University of Gloucestershire. He is now Director of Curriculum at Leeds College of Music, a conservatoire specialising in Popular Music, Production, Classical and Jazz.

Find out more

Find a course

Are you interested in undergraduate, postgraduate or BTEC-level study? Find details of our programmes here

Digital prospectus

Meet our students and get a feel for our higher education courses in our digital prospectus (opens in new window)

Performance opportunities

Gain experience as a performer on campus and beyond with these details of local and national performance opportunities