Welcome to LarryWilliams.us

Hornist Larry Williams has distinguished himself as a multifaceted performing and recording artist, professor, coach, collaborator, innovator, and administrator.

Williams is currently Artistic Director and Solo Horn of American Studio Orchestra, Principal Horn of: Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra, and Sphinx Symphony Orchestra, and a member of The Lyric Brass Quintet.

Williams served as Principal Horn of The New World Symphony Orchestra and has performed with the Baltimore, Pittsburgh, and San Francisco Symphony Orchestras, among others. His wide range of musical styles include: solo, chamber music, orchestral, jazz, contemporary, film, and commercial music.

Larry is a Yamaha Performing Artist & Clinician, and performs exclusively on Yamaha Custom Horns.

A passionate advocate for education, Williams has served on the faculty of The Johns Hopkins University Peabody Institute, and Florida International University.


Williams has performed on tours throught the the US, and in Russia, China, Japan, and UK. He has performed with Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, Arturo Sandoval, and others.

An active soloist and recitalist, Williams has premiered and recorded several horn concerti including: “Concerto for Horn and Wind Ensemble” by composer Thomas Bough, “The Black Forest Concerto for Horn and Orchestra” by composer James Schroeder and has recorded several solo and chamber music albums.


An active soloist and recitalist, Williams has premiered and recorded several horn concerti.

Please visit the Media Room to watch and listen.

Below you will find direct links to albums.

:: Paradigms
:: Black Forrest
:: Daydreams, Desires & Diversions
:: Christmas Around The World
:: Ancient Noëls



Artistic Director Larry Williams founded ASO in 2008. Throughout his career as a performer, he sought out opportunities to collaborate with the most creative and skilled artists that he could find throughout the classical, jazz, popular, commercial, and other musical genres. These collaborative partnerships eventually included filmmakers, videographers, dancers and other creative minds which led to the evolution of ASO.  >> Read more


With over 25 years of teaching, coaching, executive management, training, and consulting, Larry has worked with universities, colleges, conservatories, arts organizations, non-profits, and individuals to improve performance and to help them achieve their goals

• Performance Coaching
• Audition Coaching
• Career Counseling
• Arts Consulting


Larry Williams has been a Yamaha Performing Artist & Clinician since 2008. He is the Featured Horn Master-Clinician & Adjudicator for the Music For All National Festival, and Horn Adjudicator for the Yamaha YYPA Program, and has conducted master-classes and clinics throughout the US and abroad.

Please visit the MASTERYCLASSES page for more information.