William Hume

Visiting Assistant Professor of Music in Performance


Boston University, College of Fine Arts; Metropolitan College, Boston, MA
Doctor of Musical Arts in Piano Performance (ABD Status) and Arts Management Certificate

New York University, Steinhardt School, New York, NY
Master of Music in Piano Performance and Advanced Certificate in Piano Performance and

Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance and Arts Leadership Certificate


William Hume is a pianist and educator in his final year of the Doctor of Musical Arts degree at Boston University. He has performed on the National Public Radio program “From the Top,” at the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage and at Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall. He has also received awards in competitions including The American Prize, The New Jersey Young Artist Piano Competition and The ENKOR International Music Competition, for which he also serves as a jury member. During his bachelor’s degree in piano performance at the Eastman School of Music, William earned the Arts Leadership Certificate, gaining valuable skills in arts operations and education. William furthered his passion for education at New York University where he served as an adjunct instructor, earning a master’s degree in piano performance and an advanced certificate in pedagogy.

At BU, William has taught keyboard and theory classes as a graduate assistant and is pursuing a dissertation focused on performance practice and pedagogy. William recently completed the Arts Management Certificate Program at BU and serves as Education and Community Engagement Coordinator for the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra. He also teaches at the South Shore Piano School in Quincy, is Minister of Music at the Shiloh Baptist Church in Medford and is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Wheaton College supporting the choir program. An active performer across all settings – solo, ensemble and original arrangements, William seeks all opportunities to collaborate.