William D. Lewis
William Lewis, Principal Bassoon, joined the Austin Symphony in 1986. He is a native of Indiana and attended Ball State University. He is also Principal Bassoon of Austin Opera, was instructor in bassoon at Southwest Texas State University, and is a retired band director.
His solo performances include performing with Austin Symphony and Mozart Festival San Antonio.
As a composer/arranger, Mr. Lewis’ music has been performed by the Austin Symphony in the summer Hartman Foundation Concerts in the Park and Children’s Concerts. He is an active arranger for Bocal Majority Operation Oboe Camps. His arrangements for double reed ensembles are performed from coast to coast each summer.