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William Heinrichs

  • Associate Professor Emeritus, Music


PhD & MM, Music Composition, University of Iowa
BM, Music Education, DePaul University


Bill Heinrichs teaches composition and directs the undergraduate theory core program at UWM. His compositions include works for chamber ensembles, orchestra, choirs, and solo voice. Various awards, grants, commissions, and performances include: National Endowment for the Arts, State Arts Council of Oklahoma, Arts and Humanities Council of Tulsa, Harwelden Institute, Concertime, Tulsa Philharmonic, Garrison/Scott Duo, Cimmaron Trio, Broadcast Music Incorporated, Percussive Arts Society, North American Saxophone Alliance, National Flute Association, Society of Composers, Incorporated and the College Music Society. He has held residencies at the Atlantic Center for the Arts, June in Buffalo, and May in Miami. The Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Vladimir Valek recorded his Dream Sequence for CD and appears under the MMC label.