William Wood is a member of the LA Opera Orchestra, New West Symphony, Riverside Philharmonic and the Los Angeles Master Chorale Sinfonia Orchestra.

He is an avid chamber music performer and is the artistic director and founder of Noon Concerts @ TrinitySB, bi-monthly 30-minute concerts at Trinity Episcopal Church in Santa Barbara, which began in December 2017. (For information, email noonconcerts@trinitysb.org.) Mr. Wood is on the faculty of Cal State Northridge.

A native Minnesotan, he is a graduate of St. Olaf College (B.A., 1984 – Music; private studies with Benjamin Kamins and Charles Ullery) and the University of Southern California (M.M., 1987 – Bassoon Performance; private studies with Michael O’Donovan and weekly master classes with Norman Herzberg).

Other passions besides chamber music include tennis, art and cooking. He lives in Santa Barbara, California, with his husband Mark and their two dogs, Chuy and Bella.