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About William Haraden

William Haraden
William Haraden
Music Teacher, Master
Location: Muskego, WI
Speaks: English
Instructs: Cello, Clarinet, Oboe, Saxophone, Viola, Violin
Education: Understudied with Dr. Cohen- Principal Clarinetist Chicago Civic and New Orleans Symphony, Professor of Music Northwestern University and sponsor for Bill Haraden at Northwestern for his composition Doctoral Degree. Understudied with Jimmie McFarland Dixieland Jazz with ongoing performances in New Orleans. Understudied Clarinet Mouthpiece construction with Frank Kasper an d Frank Wells. Currently do Woodwind Clinic for Reeds and Mouthpieces
Teaching Experience: Massachusetts Institute of Technology ( MIT) PhD in Mechanical Engineering- Bowling Green University- Bowling Green, OH- Certified Six Sigma Black Belt Certification- SPC Process Marquette University- Milwaukee, WI.-Electrical Engineering, Electro Mechanical- University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee, WI- Continued Engineering University of WI-Racine WI- BSMET- Electro-Mechanical Engineering-

Get to know William Haraden

Bill has co-founded and directed 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 performed for many years with The Lake Norman Big Band, and is an instructor with Music & Arts in Muskego, WI. Bill has done performances with the Dallas Brass, Steely 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, and was squad leader for the University of Illinois Marching band. He has 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.

Bill's primary instruments are: Clarinet, Saxophones (all)

Secondary instruments are: Oboe, Violin, and Cello

William Haraden teaches at:
12805 W Janesville Road
Muskego, WI 53150
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