William C. White recently began his tenure as Assistant Conductor of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Conductor of the Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra. Prior to this, he held music director posts with the Hyde Park Youth Symphony (Chicago), the University of Chicago Chamber Orchestra, the Presbyterian Church of Barrington, Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, and the Union Church of Hinsdale.
Mr. White received his BA in Music Theory and Composition from the University of Chicago, studying under the tutelage of Easley Blackwood. For several summers, he studied conducting at the Pierre Monteux School under Michael Jinbo, where he now serves as Conducting Associate.
Mr. White earned a masters degree in Conducting at Indiana University’s Jacob School of Music, studying with David Effron (son of Sigmund Effron, the CSYO's founding director). He also maintains an active career as a composer.
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