First year with SO: 2004
Hometown: Sarasota, FL
Instrument: William's viola was made by Henry John Furber of London, ca. 1850.
Bachelor of Music – Peabody Institute; Master of Music – Rice University; Doctor of Musical Arts – Cleveland Institute of Music
William is principal violist of The Atlanta Opera and has also performed with the viola sections of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Naples Philharmonic, and Sarasota Orchestra. A devoted teacher, William has served on the faculty of the University of Florida and taught masterclasses across the country. He currently teaches privately in Atlanta, and as a Licensed Body Mapping Educator he helps musicians to play with greater comfort and ease. William is an alumnus of the Sarasota Youth Orchestra and Sarasota Music Festival.
Traveling, history, architecture, and learning the martial art of Aikido
Performing the west coast premiere of Mark Gresham's Three Essays as soloist with the San Jose Chamber Orchestra; lately it has been helping students to succeed in auditions and achieve their musical dreams.