Bill Nemoyten

Bill NemoytenWilliam Nemoyten, Chair

Bill Nemoyten taught music in Ohio  and California for almost 25 years, was Manager of the Akron (Ohio) Symphony, and was the Executive Director of the Quincy (IL) Society of Fine Arts and of the San Mateo County Arts Council.  He has taught Arts Administration for the University of California Extension and served as Chairman of the National Assembly of Local Arts Agencies.

He earned a Bachelors degree in Music Education from Case Western Reserve University and a Masters degree in Music Education from Kent State University.  He holds a Certificate in Arts Administration from Harvard University.  Bill studied trombone with Merritt Dittert, principal trombonist with the Cleveland Orchestra.

The Hornman Bill NemoytenBill has been an active member of the East Bay Symphonic Band and the Pleasanton Community Concert Band.  He has soloed with both of these bands as well as the North Bay Wind Ensemble and the Naples (FL) Concert Band.  On Father’s Day in 2009, Bill and his son Mark, principal trumpet player in the Golden Gate Park Band, played a solo duet with the Golden Gate Park Band as part of the 2009 Festival.  Bill is a member of the Windjammers Unlimited, as well as the Association of Concert Bands (ACB) for which he is a frequent contributor of articles to their national journal.

Bill has presented his Hornman program to audiences in several states across the country, in which he demonstrates fourteen horns from around the world.  Visit his website at:

Bill also has a website “Hear Now and Audio” from which you can purchase CDs, the recordings of many Bay Area community bands and much more.

When not involved with music, Bill enjoys reading and traveling in his RV with his wife Barbara.  They reside in Hayward.


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