William Labossiere

Instructional Staff Musician
Classical & Contemporary Dance
Erma Lowe Hall

w.labossiere@tcu.edu | 817-257-7615


BM Music Performance - Messiah University
MM Music Performance - UNC Greensboro
Post Bac Certificate in Jazz Studies
Fellow - Adirondack Performing Fellowship
Semi-Finalist - Fulbright Scholarship for Dance Improvisation

Courses Taught

DANC 10302 Music for Dancers (S24)
MUP 151/351/251/451 Undergraduate Applied Percussion Lessons (UNCG)
ENS 370 Percussion Ensemble (UNCG)
ENS 392-01 Percussion Coaching for Concert Band
Percussion ensemble (Csehy Summer School of Music)
Applied Percussion Lessons (Csehy Summer School of Music)

William Labossiere, who recently joined the SCCDance as an instructional staff musician, accompanies classes as well as teaches the Music for Dancers course.  Will has played with groups such as the Greensboro Symphony, NC Brass Band, and the Roanoke Symphony, sharing the stage with top shelf artists like Kenny G and Ben Folds. A student of improvisation, he is a vibraphonist in his jazz collective and free improv group, the Labossiere Duo. He has also had the pleasure of performing at venues such as Carnegie Hall, Boston’s Symphony Hall, and the PASIC stage in Indianapolis. Additionally, he was a featured performer at the Zeltsman Marimba Festival (2018), Orford Musique Festival in Quebec (2022), and the Sandbox Percussion Seminar (2020) as well as a fellow at the Adirondack Performing Fellowship (2019) in upstate New York. Will has been performing music from a young age starting on the piano, and he has earned a bachelor’s in music performance (2021) from Messiah University studying with Erik Forst. He has also received a master’s degree in music performance and post baccalaureate certificate (2023) in jazz studies with Eric Willie and Chad Eby respectively at UNC Greensboro. Will is currently based in Fort Worth, Texas with his dog, Clementine.

Modern Dance accompanist – Messiah University

Ballet Accompanist – Messiah University

Studied dance accompaniment and composition – Michael Wall

Music Intern – American Dance Festival

Dance and Percussion Duo – Southeastern MA Rhythm Festival (2020)

Greensboro Symphony

NC Brass Band

Roanoke Symphony

Spartan Jazz Ensemble

Lionel Hampton Quartet

Labossiere Improv Duo

PASIC Showcase Performance

Zeltsman Marimba Festival

Orford Musique Festival (Quebec)

Sandbox Percussion Seminar

Honor Ensemble at Carnegie Hall


Drum set

Orchestral percussion


Jazz Vibraphone