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William Simcoe


Elisabeth Williams


William Simcoe


William Simcoe is a guitar soloist, accompanist, ensemble leader, organizer, and recording artist from Albany, New York.

In the upstate New York region he has performed in venues including Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, the Linda Norris Auditorium, Caffè Lena, The Hyde Collection, Red Square, and Beekman Street Art Gallery. He has performed in Florida, Massachucetts, Connecticut and New Jersey. In 2006 he performed at the Ordu International Guitar Festival in Ordu, Turkey. In 2008, he and Elisabeth Williams performed for the Classical Guitar Academy of Milan.

He has two recordings distributed by Eroica Classical Recordings, "Studies, Memories & Moons" and "Mis Sueños de Tango" (My Dreams of Tango).

He has performed with guitarists from around the world, including Argentine guitarist José Luis Merlin, Brazilian guitarist Marcos Vinicius, and French guitarist Thibault Cauvin. He has performed with cellist Lisa Nielson as Spiral Duo. He performs with flutist Elisabeth Williams as Spiral Tango.

He is one of the founders of the Classical Guitar Society of Upstate New York, and is a past President of the Capital District Classical Guitar Society. He is currently the President of the Monday Musical Club of Albany.

Spiral Music

William incorporated Spiral Music in 2002, to support the activities of performing, recording, organizing concerts, and a variety of artistic collaborations.

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Academy Park Albany, New York
Albany Medical Ctr Albany
Borders Bookstore Albany
Kenwood Convent Albany
Red Square Albany
St. Margaret Mary's Church Albany
The Church of St. James Albany
Tricentenial Park Albany
Beekman Street Gallery Saratoga Springs
Borders Bookstore Saratoga Springs
Caffè Lena Saratoga Springs
SPAC Saratoga Springs
Classical Guitar Society Oneonta
Cong. Christian Church Ravena
Community Library East Greenbush
Oneonta Guitar Festival Oneonta
Professor Java's Colonie
The Hyde Collection Glens Falls
RPI Chapel & Cultural Ctr Troy
Troy Farmer's Market Troy
Troy Savings Bank Music Hall Troy
Windham Fine Arts Gallery Windham
Elmwood Community Ctr W. Hartford, CT
Kripalu Center Lenox, MA
Cafè Da Vinci DeLand, FL
Classical Guitar Society Milano, Italy