William Price’s music has been featured at numerous international and national events, including the World Saxophone Congress, the International Trumpet Guild Conference, the International Saxophone Symposium, the Musica Viva Festival in Portugal, the Musinfo Journées Art & Science in France, the Engine Room International Sound Art Exhibition in London, the Festival Internacional de la Imagen in Colombia, and the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts Chamber Music Festival in Singapore. |
An award-winning composer, Price’s music has received commissions and accolades from numerous organizations, such as the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP), the Percussive Arts Society, the El Centro de Experimentación e Investigación en Artes Electrónicas (CEIArtE) Second International Art!/Climate Competition, the National Association of Composers-USA, the United States Army Band, the Black Bayou Composition Competition, and the Southeastern Composers League.
In 2009, Price was named the Music Teachers National Association Shepherd Distinguished Composer of the Year.
Price received his M.M. and D.M.A. degrees from Louisiana State University, where he studied composition with Dinos Constantinides and electro-acoustic composition with Stephen David Beck. Dr. Price serves as Associate Professor of Music and Coordinator of Theory and Composition at UAB.
His music is available on the Summit, Innova, New Tertian, Mark, New Focus, and Ravello recording labels, and his latest recording album, Rush Hour (Electronic Works, 1997-2017), is available on Ablaze Records.