William White

William C. White is a conductor, composer, teacher, writer and performer based in Portland, OR. He has written music for the concert stage, theater, and film, and his music has been performed throughout North America as well as in Asia and Europe. His major works include a symphony in three movements and several narrated works for young audiences. His music has been recorded on the MSR Classics and Cedille Record labels.

Mr. White served for four seasons (2011-15) as Assistant Conductor of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, working closely with music director Louis Langrée and an array of guest artists, including John Adams, Philip Glass, Jennifer Higdon, Itzhak Perlman, Robert Spano, Juanjo Mena, Juraj Valcuha, and James Conlon.

In 2015, Mr. White launched a YouTube series called “Ask a Maestro” where he answers questions about the world of classical music. Recordings of his works can be heard at his web site, www.willcwhite.com, where he also maintains a blog and publishes his sheet music.


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