Faculty/Staff Profile

William E Woodworth

Department: Music
Bryan Fine Arts Building (BFA) 211
PO Box: 5045
(931) 372-3719

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William Woodworth, Professor of Oboe at Tennessee Technological University, holds degrees from the Eastman School of Music where he was awarded the coveted Performer’s Certificate and Eastern Washington University. His major teacher at the Eastman School was internationally acclaimed pedagogue and performer Robert Sprenkle. Previous to his tenure at Tennessee Tech University, Woodworth taught instrumental music for ten years at Fairport (NY) Central Schools and taught and performed on oboe at the State University of New York at Geneseo. Mr. Woodworth came to Tennessee Tech in 1988 where he is the oboist in the Cumberland Quintet, which has released four compact discs along with several nationally aired radio and TV shows for PBS. Mr. Woodworth is the principal oboist in the Bryan Symphony Orchestra, teaches theory and aural techniques, and coaches several woodwind quintets. He is an active teacher, recitalist, adjudicator and clinician. Woodworth frequently performs and records in Nashville, and has performed on over 1000 CDs with the Nashville String Machine.

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