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Digital Conducting Portfolio

William Lake, Jr.
After the Thunderer | Ira Hearshen
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After the Thunderer | Ira Hearshen

After the Thunderer | Ira Hearshen

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Symphonic Metamorphosis Mvt. IV Marsch | Paul Hindemith

Symphonic Metamorphosis Mvt. IV Marsch | Paul Hindemith

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Adoration | Florence Price arr. Williams

Adoration | Florence Price arr. Williams

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Riften Wed - Julie Giroux (LIVE)

Riften Wed - Julie Giroux (LIVE)

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Podcast Appearances

On this episode of the Dripping in Black Podcast, we are Dripping in Conducting & Honor with trailblazer, Dr. William Lake Jr. Over the course of his young life, Dr. Lake has accomplished many first, including being the first ever, Black or otherwise, Associate Director of Bands of the prestigious Crane School of Music, as well as the first Black Conductor of the school since the late 1800s. Dr. Lake speaks about his journey, some of the challenges he’s overcome, as well the passion he has for, and the pride that he takes in, being a Black Conductor in a role that is predominantly held by white men. Thursday, May 27, 2021, the Dripping in Black Podcast showcases another true story of Black Excellence, the story of Dr. William Lake Jr. Join us.

The Importance and Impact of Diversity and Race in the Collegiate Band World" featuring Andrea Brown, Associate Director of Bands, University of Maryland; Arris Golden, Assistant Director of Bands, Michigan State University; Kelvin Jones, Director of the Tiger Band, Louisiana State University; and William Lake, Jr., Associate Director of Bands, SUNY-Potsdam.

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