Biography

William Cooper is Second Trumpet in the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra. He holds a Master of Music and Bachelor of Music from Northwestern University's Bienen School of Music where his primary teachers included Robert Sullivan, Barbara Butler, and Christopher Martin. An active performer, he has also performed with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, The Florida Orchestra, the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, the Sarasota Orchestra, the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, the Southwest Florida Symphony Orchestra, the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, the Bach Festival Society of Winter Park, the Brevard Symphony Orchestra, and with the national tour of the Broadway show, An American in Paris. William was the 2012 International Trumpet Guild Orchestral Excerpts Competition Winner and was a  Bronze Medalist at the  2014 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition as a member of the Lincoln Chamber Brass.