Bill had the opportunity to coordinate the Center of Music and Art's 2014 Drum & Percussion Festival, as well as the Center's Extra Beat Percussion Clinic series, a series of percussion clinics that started running in 2011, with special guests including Jazz Master Alex Peck, Steel drum builder and performer Shelly Irvine, director of the Pittsburgh Steeline Vince Wallace, The Wet Darlings very own Aaron Bishara, Capital University's Nathan Anders, and former CMA students Jake Marker and Eric Holskey.
Bill is a graduate of Mount Vernon Nazarene University, with a degree focusing on both Percussion and Music Composition
He is also a proud member of several professional organizations, including the U.S. Association of Rudimental Drummers, The Professional Drum Teachers Guild of America, and the Percussive Arts Society.
Bill has created the Sticking Matters method of teaching, which is unlike most other drumming methods in that it teaches rhythm, counting language, and proper sticking patterns in one process rather than three
In addition to teaching, Bill is also an active composer and arranger, creating pieces for various ensembles, and remains a busy performer throughout the Ohio Valley.