William Anderson is a composer and guitarist. He directs the modern music group, Cygnus Ensemble in NYC, for over three decades. He is a frequent guest of E&FA and has collaborated on international projects, such as an E&FA co-produced concert in Tokyo, Japan. Dedicated to William Anderson, Fouad is a challenging twelve tone work for guitar by Dr. Emil Awad. Anderson also composed and performed an E&FA-commissioned work for solo guitar, Poema Armonico. His legendary performance of Charles Wuorinen’s Sonata for guitar and piano, with his wife, Joan Forsyth, is recorded twice by them.

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