Dr. William Hueholt

William Hueholt
Contact Information
ph: 256.765.4519
UNA Box 5040 | 217 Music Building

Education Information
M.M., Florida State University
B.M., University of North Carolina at Greensboro

   Dr. William Hueholt is a pianist, improviser, and composer whose work is grounded in the classical tradition while exploring wide-ranging connections between genres. As a soloist, Mr. Hueholt has appeared with the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra, UNC-Greensboro Symphony Orchestra, and Eastern Music Festival Student Orchestra. He has been a prizewinner in the EMF concerto and solo piano competitions, MTNA Southern Division competitions, and NFMC state competitions. Mr. Hueholt has also studied at prestigious summer programs including Bowdoin Music Festival, Eastern Music Festival, Amalfi Coast Music Festival, and the Mozarteum Sommerakademie (Salzburg).

   Since 2015, Mr. Hueholt has performed as Third Stream Duo with saxophonist Tyler Young. The duo specializes in chamber improvisation, blending elements of traditional classical form with influences from jazz, pop, and contemporary composition. During the 2021-22 season, Third Stream Duo was the Artist in Residence at the Fine Arts Association in Willoughby, OH, offering a series of masterclasses and performances during the academic year.

   Mr. Hueholt also performs frequently as Black Dog Duo with his partner, clarinetist Kelsey Paquin. Their collaboration has resulted in several commissions and premieres of new works, and the duo have given recitals throughout the southern US. In 2022, Hueholt’s composition “Las Vegas Suite” for unaccompanied clarinet was performed by Dr. Paquin at ClarinetFest in Reno, NV.

   Mr. Hueholt is a current doctoral student in piano performance at Florida State University, where he also earned his master’s degree. He obtained his bachelor’s from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro.

   Away from the piano, Mr. Hueholt enjoys baking, playing chess, and spending time with Dr. Paquin and Lionel, their beloved black lab.