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William Wellborn, piano
November 15, 2016
William Wellborn, piano
  L. V. Beethoven: Sonata in F minor, “Elector”, WoO 47, No.2

  L.V. Beethoven: Sonata in D Major, Op. 10, No. 3

William Wellborn enjoys an active career as a pianist, teacher and lecturer, and has performed and lectured widely on three continents.  Guest artist appearances include the New Orleans Institute for the Performing Arts, the Paderewski Festival, the American Liszt Society, the Great Romantics Festival in Hamilton, Canada, the Chopin chez George Sand festival de piano in La Châtre, France, and the Três Séculos de Piano series in Rio de Janeiro.  In 2004 he had the honor of presenting an all-Liszt program on Liszt’s piano at Hofgärtnerei Museum in Weimar.  Orchestral appearances include the Austin Symphony, the Austin Chamber Ensemble, the San Antonio Symphony, the Monterey Symphony, and the Sudeten Philharmonie in Walbrzych, Poland.

From 1996-2010 Wellborn was involved with A CONCERTed Effort, a San Francisco Bay Area concert series which raised over $2,000,000 for various AIDS organizations.  A scholar of historic musicians, from 1995-97 Wellborn hosted the KDFC radio program “Piano Legacy.”

Wellborn is the founding president of the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the American Liszt Society, and the Vice-President of the San Francisco Council of the Chopin Foundation.  A faculty member of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music since 1989, Wellborn teaches piano in the Pre-College division, and Piano Pedagogy in the Collegiate division. His students frequently win top prizes in numerous state, national, and international piano competitions.    Wellborn records for the Marco Polo and Cambria Master Recordings labels, and for more information on Mr. Wellborn’s upcoming activities please visit his website at www.williamwellborn.com