William Gardner is a senior at Harvard College studying Sociology and Global Health. In addition to studying organ, William is a tenor and has performed as a soloist and chorister across the country. Recent solo engagements include the Fisherman in Stephen Paulus’ The Three Hermits (Harvard University Choir), Maurice Duruflé’s Messe cum jubilo (Harvard Glee Club), Craig Hella Johnson’s Considering Matthew Shepard and Trevor Weston’s Griot Legacies (Harvard Choruses), and Ross Lee Finney’s Pilgrim Psalms (Harvard Summer Chorus). This summer he makes his debut with the Seattle Opera Summer Young Artist Academy singing Martin in Aaron Copland’s The Tender Land. As a chorister, he has sung with the Choral Fellows and University Choir in the Memorial Church at Harvard, the Harvard Glee Club, the Harvard Summer Chorus, the Saranta Consort, and the Three Rivers Chorale, including tours across the U.S., Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, and Iceland.
William is a proud native of Oklahoma, and in his free time enjoys reading, traveling, running, and following his favorite sports teams.