William Colby Bond

Originally from Oklahoma and raised in Texas, Colby Bond has been playing the clarinet for almost 10 years and is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Colorado Boulder. Recently appointed as 2nd Clarinet in the Fort Collins Symphony, Colby has appeared with the Boulder Chamber Orchestra, Longmont Symphony Orchestra, and has attended the Eastern and Aspen Music Festivals.

Having attended the Aspen Music Festival and School for two summers under the Louis and Harold Price Foundation Fellowship and Maestro’s Circle Scholarship, he has had the opportunity to collaborate with some of the top conductors and artists such as Alisa Weilerstein, Robert Spano, Ludovic Morlot, and more. He has been a finalist for solo competitions such as the Aurora Symphony Young Artists Competition and CU Boulder Honors Competition and his principal teachers include Daniel Silver, Michael Rusinek, and Joaquin Valdepeñas.