William Cooper

William C.

Wilmette, IL

About William C.

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William teaches: Ages 8 and up
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Teaching since: January 2009
Last sign in: Last week


William Cooper has been teaching private trumpet lessons since 2009. William is currently pursuing a Master of Music at Northwestern University, where he also received a Bachelor of Music in 2013. Since 2012 he has been an active performer, playing with the Civic Orchestra of Chicago (until 2014), the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra, and as a highly-regarded freelance classical musician in the Central Florida region. Other orchestral performances include performances with the Brevard Music Center Orchestra and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Many of William's middle and high school students have been selected for all-district and all-state bands and orchestras.

William strives to make music fun and enjoyable to his students while challenging them to be the best they can be.

Photos and Videos

William's brass quintet plays the 4th movement of Ewald No. 3


2nd Trumpet
Sep 2012 - Present
Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra


Music Staff
Jun 2013 - Sep 2014


Aug 2012 - Jun 2014
Civic Orchestra of Chicago


Jun 2011 - Aug 2012
Brevard Music Center

Attended for two summers. https://www.brevardmusic.org/


Master of Music in Trumpet Performance
Jul 2016 - Present
Northwestern University
Bachelor of Music in Trumpet Performance
Sep 2009 - Dec 2012
Northwestern University

Languages Spoken

Fluent / Native Proficiency
Limited Proficiency


Bronze Medal
May 2014
2014 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition
1st Place
May 2012
2012 National Trumpet Competition, Ensemble Division
Third Place
May 2012
2012 International Trumpet Guild Solo Competition
First Place
May 2012
2012 International Trumpet Guild Orchestral Excerpts Competition
3rd Place
Jun 2011
2011 National Brass Symposium Solo Competition

2 Reviews on William C.

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Grant Sep 7, 2016
· Trumpet · In studio William is a great teacher. My son really enjoys the lessons and he is learning a lot.
Caroline Jul 19, 2016
· · William is really helpful and kind.
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