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William Welter

William Welter

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.



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