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WILLIAM BLOSSOM
double bass
     

Bassist William Blossom joined the New York Philharmonic in 1975, having been a member of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and the Milwaukee Symphony.  He performs with the New York Philharmonic Ensembles and with other chamber groups in the New York area.  He has made regular guest appearances with the Arcady Music Festival in Bar Harbor, Maine since 1985.  From 1995 to 2013 he served on the Board of Directors of the Rockland Conservatory of Music.  Mr. Blossom teaches privately and has coached the bass section of the All-City High School Orchestra and the Independent Schools Symphony Orchestra. An avid photographer, Mr. Blossom has contributed regularly to the Lincoln Center Family Art Show.  Mr. Blossom has been making double bass bows in addition to repairing double basses, crafts he learned from violin and bow maker, Lloyd Liu.

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