Originally from Long Island, trombonist William Lang is an active performer, improviser, and teacher based in New York City. He can be found playing in all setting and styles, from the avant-garde and classical to Broadway and indie chamber pop. He has given unaccompanied trombone recitals throughout the United States, played concertos with in both America and Europe, and recorded with such artists as Philip Glass and Jónsi (of Sigur Rós.) Intensely passionate for chamber music, he regularly performs alongside his groundbreaking ensembles loadbang (an original and unique group of musicians interested in cutting edge music) and the Guidonian Hand (a trombone quartet dedicated to breaking boundaries within the brass community.) The New York Times has called his playing “fiercly, virtuosic” and the Boston Globe has hailed him for a “superb performance” in past solo works.