Harper College

Anthony William Porter

Adjunct Faculty in Cello
Conductor, Harper Symphony Orchestra

Building P, Room P206

Conductor William Anthony Porter began his tenure at Harper in 1994. Since that time, he has served the College as cello instructor, chamber music coach, and cello ensemble director. He was also the principal cellist for the Harper Symphony Orchestra until his recent appointment as the group’s conductor.

Porter is on the faculty of the Music Institute of Chicago, Activator Music Academy, and Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp. Through the auspices of the Blue Lake International Program, he has conducted numerous tours throughout Europe. Locally, Mr. Porter is Assistant Conductor of the critically acclaimed Chicago Modern Orchestra Project.

Active as a professional cellist, Porter is a member of the Chicago Sinfonietta, and plays with many professional ensembles in the Chicago area.

Last Updated: 4/8/24