william hume

William Hume

William Hume is a pianist and educator currently completing the Doctor of Musical Arts degree and the Arts Management Certificate at Boston University. He has performed on the National Public Radio program “From the Top,” at the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage and at Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall. He has also received awards in competitions including The American Prize, The New Jersey Young Artist Piano Competition and The ENKOR International Music Competition, for which he also serves as a jury member. During his bachelor’s degree in piano performance at the Eastman School of Music, William earned the Arts Leadership Certificate, gaining valuable skills in arts operations and education. William furthered his passion for education at New York University where he earned a master’s degree in piano performance and an advanced certificate in pedagogy. He taught private and group piano as an adjunct instructor and studied education, theory and coaching techniques.

William believes that piano training can significantly enhance aptitude across multiple lenses including performance, analysis, composition, listening and creative musicianship. At BU, he helps students learn theory concepts through coachings that integrate individual goals, piano skills and exciting music selections. William also strives to help audiences form rich relationships with music through concerts that include performance, visual, lecture and participatory components. In recent events, William has paired classical works with his own arrangements of popular and film music to help listeners draw connections between genres, delve into classical music’s vastness and vibrancy and expand their musical tastes. He is also an active performer across ensemble and vocal repertoire and seeks all opportunities to collaborate. William is excited to join the South Shore Piano School and commits to helping each student forge a personal and rewarding connection with music! Visit www.williamhume.com to learn more.