Instructor
Joined in
2019

William H.

Instructor

Teaches Violin, Viola, Cello, Oboe, Saxophone, Clarinet

Interested in taking lessons with William H.

Teaches at:
Levels Taught

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Musical Interests

Big Band Jazz

Areas of Instruction

Violin, Viola, Cello, Oboe, Saxophone, Clarinet

Current Projects

Lake Norman Big Band, Director of Cornelius Youth Orchestra

Current Band(s)/Gig(s)

Lake Norman Big Band, Director of Cornelius Youth Orchestra

Specialties / Genres Taught

Jazz, Classical

About William H.

Bill has Co-Founded and director of three musical groups in the Lake Norman area, the Lake Norman Orchestra, The Lake Norman Big Band, and the Cornelius Youth Orchestras. Bill began learning to play clarinet when he was only 8. In high school he added alto saxophone and soprano saxophone. By the age of 14 he was one of the youngest recipients of the Arian Award for Musicianship. In addition to CYO, Bill continues to perform with The Lake Norman Big Band and is a woodwind instructor with Music & Arts in Huntersville. Bill has done performances with the Dallas Brass, Steele Dan’s – Jim Pugh, and Al Vazetti. Bill was the 1st Clarinetist for the Lake Forest Symphony, played with the Chicago Civic Orchestra, the Milwaukee Civic Orchestra, the North Shore band at Northwestern University, was squad leader for the University of Illinois Marching band, Student conducted at the College of Lake County and the University of Illinois. Bill loves working with youth musicians and helping them grow and develop their musical talents. Many of Bill’s students have gone onto College as music majors and minors many with music scholarships.

Highlights of his experience are:

•§ Music Minor for the University of Illinois at Chicago

§ Past Co-Founder, Conductor of the Lake Norman Orchestra

§ 1st Clarinetist for the Lake Forest Symphony

§ 1st. Backup Clarinetist for the Chicago Civic Orchestra

§ 1st Clarinetist for the North Shore Band at Northwest University

§ 1st. Backup Clarinetist for the Milwaukee Civic Orchestra

§ 1st. Clarinetist for the Waukegan Symphony

§ Squad Leader for University of Illinois Marching Band

§ 1st. Clarinetist for the College of Lake County

§ Student Conductor at College of Lake County and University of Illinois

§ Clarinetist and Choreographer for Libertyville High School Marching Bands

 

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