TONY SLYDINI (Quintino Marucci 1900-1991)
is considered one of the two finest, 20th
teachers, lecturers and
creators of artistic, sleight of hand magic.
BILL WISCH is a full-time,
of hand artist and,
since 1971, a
lecturer, innovator, teacher,
manufacturer and convention producer.
Bill is truly honored to be Slydini’s
protégé. He has lectured Slydini's magic
since 1976 and is the only student Slydini
ever sponsored to lecture on his behalf.
was almost as if Tony Slydini’s hands had returned from the grave.”
FlashPaper" - Fort Worth, Texas - Magician's Club Newsletter – May 2012
Wisch is an outstanding platform and close-up magician, one of the best sleight-of-hand men in the business and a longtime
He is a quiet fellow who has mastered the most important concepts of fooling the mind and will
baffle you with some of the best
manipulative magic you're
likely to see. Egoists may provide the flash and noise, but magicians like Bill Wisch add dignity to the art."
--- Karl Fulves – Genii Magazine
- September, 1984
| Close-up Gallery, The Magic Castle, Hollywood, CA - 2009
|Receiving a special "Slydini Award" - Magic Castle - November, 2010
|Sparta Avenue Stage - The Premier, "24 Karat Magic" - April 7, 2018
|"Ally's Sweet 16 Party" - May 12, 2018
|Society of American Magicians - Slydini Lecture 6-15-18
Magic Instructor-Sleight of Hand-Sparta
Avenue Stage, Sparta, NJ
the True Art of Magic" - Since Spring of 2015 - Spring and Fall Classes.
Eight consecutive, Tuesday evenings.
For Information: 973-769-2893
Magic Magazine -TV for Magicians
Featured Columnist - "Bill Wisch
2012-2016 Ten Issues
Little-known tricks, advice and stories from, and about, Tony Slydini.
Doral Arrowwood, Rye Brook, NY ---"The Atrium
2012 - 2015 Resident, Sleight of Hand Artist
Complimentary, close-up, sleight of
hand magic for Sunday brunch.
restaurant in Westchester for an award-winning brunch."
Also, performances for numerous on-site, private and corporate parties,
The Magic Castle, Hollywood, CA
"Special Slydini Award"
1977 - Lectured four times - Has performed in:"Close-up Gallery",
"Parlour of Prestidigitation",
and "Palace of Mystery".
The Magic Towne House, New York City
- "Star of Magic Award"
- Close-Up Magic.
Tannen's Magic Jubilee - Featured
1987 - Close-up
magic. 1992 - Close-up magic and lecturer.
of American Magicians - International Convention
1990 - Featured
stage act, close-up performer and lecturer.
International Brotherhood of Magicians
1991 - Featured close-up performer and lecturer.
NEMCON - XVI (New
England Magician's Conference)
1997 - "Honoree"-"for contributions
to the art of magic".
Dave & Busters - Palisades Center Mall (NY)
1999-2001 - Friday and
Saturday - Restaurant & House Magician.
Caesar's Pocono Palace
1997-2001 - House magician.
Performed impromptu, close-up, sleight
of hand magic on property and his
"Wisch-Craft", cabaret show,
every Sunday, in the "Lion's Den Lounge".
2005 to 2012 - Co-creator/co-producer of the popular, NYC metropolitan area,
close-up magic convention, held annually.
The International Conservatory
1997 to 2005 - Co-founder,
and former co-director, of the world's first internet magic school.
"Wisch Wedge" (Card
...plus many original
sleights, effects and routines.
Close-up video clip - original effect, "Twist &
sleight of hand magicianspost magic tricks on Facebook, soI'd like to also. Heres a short, playingcard routine I call,
Twist and Sort. Hope you enjoy it!www.BillWisch.comPosted by Bill Wisch
on Thursday, September 12, 2013
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