William May


William May
A native of Kentucky, bassoonist William May made his solo debut with The Louisville Orchestra at age seventeen. Since then he has performed with the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra and the Owensboro, Santa Monica and the New World Symphony Orchestras. William has performed with members of the Vienna Philharmonic at the Pacific Music Festival in Sapporo, Japan and has participated in the National Repertory Orchestra and National Orchestral Institute. An active chamber musician, William has collaborated with Arianna Ghez, principal oboist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and French hornist David Jolley as part of the Colburn Chamber Music Society concert series. William studied under renowned bassoonist Arthur Weisberg at Indiana University, and also received a Professional Studies Certificate after studying with Richard Beene at The Colburn School.

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