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Senior Spotlight: William Fredendall

Name: William Fredendall

Instrument: Flute

Current Teacher: Cathy Block

College/Major: New England Conservatory/ Jazz performance

What is one of your favorite PYO memory?

Playing with members of the Philadelphia orchestra.

What are your most recent musical and/or academic achievements?

Playing my original music in a jazz combo.

What are some of your favorite pieces of music that you have performed with PYO?

Overture to ‘Candide’

When you are not in rehearsal or practicing your instrument, what other activities or hobbies do you enjoy?

Rock climbing and backpacking.

What is one unique attribute about you that people find surprising?

I work at eastern mountain sports.

Where do you see yourself in 10 years? What do you see yourself doing?

Playing my own music in a jazz combo in New York and Philadelphia.