William Stevens (he/him)
William is an educator in Dutchess County, serving as a band and jazz band director at Union Vale Middle School in the Arlington Central School District since 2004. His educational philosophy is driven by a desire to create inclusive spaces that provide safety and encourages engagement for his students.
William is also active as an orchestra manager serving as the Wind Personnel Manager for the Greater Newburgh Symphony, as well as the General Manager and Wind Personnel Manager for the Northern Dutchess Symphony Orchestra. As a professional musician, William has conducted numerous musical productions with the Admiral Players. He is the principal conductor of the Hudson Valley Saxophone Orchestra, guest conductor and principal clarinetist for the Northern Dutchess Symphony Orchestra, principal clarinetist for the Greater Newburgh Symphony, and has performed in Europe and at Carnegie Hall with the New York Wind Symphony.
William lives in Poughkeepsie, NY with his supportive husband Chris and their adorable pug, Jake.