Faculty Bio
Dr. William Wellwood

Clarinet (Master Teacher)

Doctor of Musical Arts, Clarinet Performance, University of Southern California
Master of Music, Clarinet Peformance, Yale School of Music
Bachelor of Science, Music Education, Lebanon Valley College

Dr. Wellwood has performed in orchestras and chamber groups throughout the United States. He is currently principal clarinetist with the Torrance Symphony Orchestra and bass clarinetist with the American Concert Winds/ Long Beach Municipal Band. He has recently performed on the Distinguished Faculty Concert Series at the Colburn School of Performing Arts in Los Angeles. Other recent performances include the Long Beach Opera, Symphony in the Glen, the Hollywood Bowl (American Concert Winds), the Zipper Orchestra, the Redlands Symphony Orchestra, and the IAMS Faculty Concert Series. His appearances as a soloist have included concerts with the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra, the Cedar Rapids Municipal Band, and the Pomona College Symphony Orchestra. Dr. Wellwood is on the faculty of La Sierra University, the Bellflower Institute of Art Music and Science, the Claremont Community School of Music, and the Colburn School of Performing Arts. He is a member of SYMF and MTAC, where he serves on the Board of Directors and as the VOCE Chair for the MTAC San Gabriel Valley Branch. He has completed studies with Yehuda Gilad, David Shifrin, David Howard and Kalman Bloch.