William Price - Bio


William Price’s music has been performed in Europe, South America, Asia, and
throughout the United States. His works have been featured prominently at such venues
and events as the International Clarinet Association International Conference, the World
Saxophone Congress, the Society of Composers, Inc. National Conference, the National
SEAMUS Conference, the Florida State University Festival of New Music, the Bowling
Green State University New Music and Art Festival, the Nebraska American Choral
Directors Association (ACDA) Conference, and the Florida Electroacoustic Music
Festival.
Price’s music has received awards and commissions from numerous organizations,
including the Music Teachers National Association, ASCAP, the Percussive Arts Society,
NACUSA, the Society of Composers, Inc., the Louisiana Music Teachers Association,
and the Southeastern Composers League. His works are published by Northeastern
Music Publications/Roncorp, Honeyrock Publications, Conners Publications, and
Cimarron Music Publishing.
As a theorist, he has presented guest lectures and papers on the music of Malcolm
Arnold, Heitor Villa‐Lobos, Frank Zappa, and John Zorn. Most recently, Price presented
a paper entitled “Temporal Disruption and Formal Coherence in John Zorn’s Cat O’Nine
Tails at the 2010 Beyond the Centres Conference in Thessaloniki, Greece.
Price received a BMED degree from the University of North Alabama and his Masters
and Doctoral degree in Composition form Louisiana State University, where he studied
with Dinos Constantinides. Dr. Price is currently Assistant Professor of Music at the
University of Alabama at Birmingham and Composition Coordinator for the Alabama
Music Teachers Association.
William Price’s music has been performed in Europe, South America, Asia, and throughout the United States. His works have been featured prominently at such venues and events as the International Clarinet Association Conference, the World Saxophone Congress, the Society of Composers, Inc. National Conference, the National SEAMUS Conference, the Florida State University Festival of New Music, the Bowling Green State University New Music and Art Festival, the Nebraska American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) Conference, and the Florida Electroacoustic Music Festival.

Price’s music has received awards and commissions from numerous organizations, including the Music Teachers National Association, ASCAP, the Percussive Arts Society, NACUSA, the Society of Composers, Inc., the Louisiana Music Teachers Association, and the Southeastern Composers League. His works are published by Northeastern Music Publications/Roncorp, Honeyrock Publications, Conners Publications, and Cimarron Music Publishing.

As a theorist, he has presented guest lectures and papers on the music of Malcolm Arnold, Heitor Villa‐Lobos, Frank Zappa, and John Zorn. Most recently, Price presented a paper titled "Temporal Disruption and Formal Coherence in John Zorn’s Cat O’Nine Tails" at the 2010 Beyond the Centres Conference in Thessaloniki, Greece.

Price received a BMED degree from the University of North Alabama and his Masters and Doctoral degrees in Composition from Louisiana State University, where he studied with Dinos Constantinides. Dr. Price is currently Assistant Professor of Music at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Composition Coordinator for the Alabama Music Teachers Association.