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Dr. William Sutton



241 Olive DeLuce Fine Arts Bldg



Personal Website

Joined Northwest in 2022


Low Brass/Music Theory


  • DMA, Music Performance, Michigan State University
  • MM, Music Theory, Michigan State University
  • MM, Music Performance, Michigan State University
  • BM, Music Education/Performance, The State University of New York at Potsdam
  • AA, Performing Arts – Music, Schenectady County Community College

Courses Taught

  • Applied Low Brass
  • Music Theory
  • Campus Band

Other Professional Experiences

Dr. Will Sutton is an avid teacher and performer of euphonium, tuba, and trombone. He has held teaching positions at SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music, Mott Community College, Olivet College, Saginaw Valley State University, The Flint Institute of Music, and The Michigan State University Community Music School. As a performer, Will’s experience spans a wide range of musical styles and genres. He has performed with the Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra, Lansing Symphony Orchestra, Holland Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra of Northern New York, Capital City Brass Band, Mountain Town Brass Band, and Mid-Michigan Brass Band. Will has performed as a soloist with groups such as the Crane Symphonic Band, Olivet College Wind Ensemble, Saginaw Valley State University Wind Ensemble, and Mid-Michigan Brass Band to name a few. He has been invited to perform at conferences such as the Midwest Regional Tuba and Euphonium Conference and International Tuba and Euphonium Conference. Will’s solo playing can be heard under the Kendor Music, Inc. label. His teachers include Philip Sinder, Ava Ordman, Charles Guy, Mark Hartman, Michael Wilkinson, and Michael Meidenbauer. Will is a Willson Performing Artist, playing the 2900 TA and 3400 FA-5.