Bill Klymus: klymusw@lisd.net

Bill Klymus is an active performer and teacher in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. As a performer, he is the Principal Percussionist with the Las Colinas Symphony, and regularly works as a freelance percussionist with many other organizations including the Dallas Opera, Dallas Symphony, Fort Worth Symphony, Dallas Winds, Plano Symphony, and Irving Symphony. In addition, he has performed with contemporary chamber ensemble Voices of Change and with numerous theater companies as well. Recordings include contemporary works by composers Michael Colgrass, Gunther Schuller and Irwin Bazelon, available on the Mode and Albany Records labels. As a teacher, he is an adjunct instructor of percussion at Richland College, and teaches privately in the Lewisville ISD.

Bill holds a Master of Music degree with academic honors from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, MA. where he studied with Frank Epstein and Will Hudgins of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. While in Boston he was also awarded fellowships to the National Orchestral Institute, and the Tanglewood Music Center. He has also earned a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Texas at Arlington where he studied with Michael Varner.

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