I have students in elementary, junior high, high school, college and some students who are getting into music again after many years.  I maintain a recording and teaching studio in Orem.  I have taught for Best In Music, Mountain View High School, Legacy Music Alliance, Lakeridge Jr. High, Herriman High, Herriman Jr. High, Rocky Mountain Middle School and other places.  I’m accepting new students.  Please call or email.

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Please send email to utahcellolessons AT gmail.com or call 801 850 6654.

Background Information


Chapman University: California Teaching Credential, Grades K through 12

Brigham Young University: Bachelor of Arts in Spanish with Music Minor


Cello Experience: Studied cello performance at BYU on scholarship.  Studied under David Marsh, Gayle Smith and Susanne McIntosh.  Have performed for about 40 years in many orchestras and smaller groups (often as Principal cellist) and recording sessions, weddings, solo performances, etc.  Most recently performed at the Celebration of Cellos, Orem HS with guitarist Gerald Hartley and pianist Winston Lee.  Also perform with the bands Cello Chillin, River Bottom Boys and Black Saffire.  Have produced 7 CDs to date of classical and other musical styles.  Here are links to some CDs  http://williamcall.net/SYMPHONIES.html  https://www.cdbaby.com/Artist/CelloChillin

Orchestras and other groups performed with:

  1. Brigham Young University Philharmonic Orchestra (on scholarship)

  2. Utah Symphony (in Abravanel Hall, SLC)

  3. All-Northwest Orchestra

• Wyoming All-State Orchestra—4 years, Principal for 2 years

• Antelope Valley, CA Civic Orchestra

• Utah Valley Civic Orchestra (Principal)

• Star Valley Choral Society (Principal)

• Nebo Philharmonic (Principal)

• Recruited by Mormon Youth Symphony

• Old Faithful String Quartet in Yellowstone National Park

  1. Thunder Music String Quartet

Music Composition and Production Experience.  I compose and produce music full-time for video games, video, TV, radio, jingles, commercials and CDs for many companies, some are listed here:

  1. Disney

  2. ABC

  3. MonaVie

  4. Fox Sports Network

  5. ESPN

  6. Novell

  7. NuSkin International

  8. Maverik Country Stores

  9. Utah Community Credit Union

  10. 8Fish

  11. Bookcraft

  12. Hughes Avicom

  13. Mindscape

  14. MGM Interactive

  15. Accolade

  16. Utah Summer Games

  17. KSL Television

  18. Blue and White Sports Network

  19. Nonstop Productions

Please call for references and additional background information, 801 850 6654.

Thor Call, Cello Teacher

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