Sept. 2009 through June 2010 – Bill is an Associate Professor of Percussion at the Eastman School of Music, along with Professor Michael Burritt and Charles Ross, the Principal Timpanist of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra.
October 29, 2009 – Bill will present a one-hour “Creative Music Making” workshop for the percussion studio class at the Eastman School of Music in room 514 at 3:30 PM.
Dec. 17 to 19, 2009 – Bill performs with the Paul Winter Consort for the 2009 Winter Solstice concerts in New York City at the Cathedral of St. John the Devine. (Amsterdam Av, at 110th St.)
Jan. 5 through 16, 2010 – Bill is in residence at the Showa Academy of Music in Kawasaki, Japan for lessons, workshops and a gala concert with the percussion ensemble.
January 21, 2010 – Bill presents a one-hour workshop titled “Introduction to West African Drumming” for the percussion studio class at the Eastman School of Music in room 514 at 3:30 PM.
Sunday March 28, 2010 – The Rochester Chamber Orchestra will present the premiere performance of Bill’s “On Wings of Song” for narrator, children’s chorus, strings and vibraphone. (see related blog) The concert begins at 3:00 PM at the Hochstein Performance Hall, 50 No. Plymouth Ave. in Rochester. Tickets are available at (585) 442-9778 or online at rochesterchamberorchestra.org