William Cooper

William C.

Orlando, FL
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Lesson Details

Trumpet

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
My students will be exposed to the wealth of information I have acquired from studying with some of the best trumpet teachers and players in the world: Barbara Butler, Charlie Geyer, Chris Martin, Philip Smith, and more.
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About

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William delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 6+ and special needs

Teaching since:
January 2009

William Cooper has been teaching private trumpet lessons since 2009. William holds a Master of Music degree from 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.

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Experience

Trumpet Instructor
Jan 2019 - Present
Saint Andrews Conservatory of Music

http://saintandrewsconservatory.org/

2nd Trumpet
Sep 2012 - Present
Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra

http://orlandophil.org/

Music Staff
Jun 2013 - Sep 2014
Camp-of-the-Woods

http://www.camp-of-the-woods.org/

Trumpet
Aug 2012 - Jun 2014
Civic Orchestra of Chicago

http://cso.org/institute/civic-orchestra-of-chicago/

Trumpet
Jun 2011 - Aug 2012
Brevard Music Center

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

Education

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

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Spanish
Limited Proficiency

Awards

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

Affiliations

American Federation of Musicians
Jul 2016

A labor union representing professional musicians in the United States and Canada. Founding in 1896 as the successor to the "National League of Musicians," the AFM is the largest organization in the world representing the interests of professional musicians.

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Photos & Videos

Photo by William C.
William's brass quintet plays the 4th movement of Ewald No. 3
William with the Northwestern University Trumpet Ensemble
William plays principal trumpet on Shostakovich's Festive Overture with the Music Staff at Camp-of-the-Woods in Speculator, NY.
William plays lead on West Side Story at Camp-of-the-Woods
2nd Trumpet, Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra

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William performing in the 2012 International Trumpet Guild Solo Competition

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photo by Nick Arcos

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2 Reviews

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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
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William is really helpful and kind.

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