2018 Participating Global Academy Fellow
('17, '18) oboe
- William was named Principal oboe at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and became one of the youngest musicians ever to be named to a first-chair position the CSO;
- Prior to his appointment, he has performed with the Pittsburgh Symphony, NY Phil and Cleveland Orchestra;
- Completed his Artist Diploma at Oberlin Conservatory, where he studied under Robert Walters, and is a graduate of Curtis Institute of Music, where he studied with Richard Woodhams.