Dr. William Sutton is an avid teacher and performer of trombone, euphonium, and tuba. Prior to his appointment at Northwest Missouri State University where he teaches low brass and music theory, he held teaching positions at SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music, Mott Community College, Olivet College, Saginaw Valley State University, The Flint Institute of Music, and The Michigan State University Community Music School.
As a performer, Will’s experience spans a wide range of musical styles and genres. He has performed with the Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra, St. Joseph Symphony Orchestra, Lansing Symphony Orchestra, Holland Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra of Northern New York, Capital City Brass Band, Mountain Town Brass Band, and Mid-Michigan Brass Band.
Will has performed as a soloist with the Northwest Missouri State University Wind Ensemble, Crane Symphonic Band, Olivet College Wind Ensemble, Saginaw Valley State University Wind Ensemble, and Mid-Michigan Brass Band. He has been invited to perform at the Midwest Regional Tuba and Euphonium Conference and International Tuba and Euphonium Conference, and his solo playing can be heard under the Kendor Music, Inc. label. Will’s teachers include Philip Sinder, Ava Ordman, Charles Guy, Mark Hartman, Michael Wilkinson, and Michael Meidenbauer. Will is a Willson Performing Artist, playing the 2900 TA and 3400 FA-5. www.suttonbrass.com