William Hume is a pianist and educator currently completing the Doctor of Musical Arts degree 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 served as an adjunct instructor, earning a master’s degree in piano performance and an advanced certificate in pedagogy.
At BU, William has taught keyboard and theory classes as a graduate assistant and is pursuing a dissertation focused on piano and pedagogy. William recently completed the Arts Management Certificate Program at BU and serves as Education and Community Engagement Coordinator for the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra. He also teaches at the South Shore Piano School in Quincy and is Minister of Music at the Shiloh Baptist Church in Medford. An active performer across all genres - solo, ensemble and original arrangements, William seeks all opportunities to collaborate.