William DeVan received his Bachelors and Masters degrees from The Juilliard School. He continued his studies at the Hochschule für Musik in Hannover, Germany, where he received the “Konzertexamen ” Diploma. He won the first prize in the international piano competition “Vianna Da Motta,” held in Lisbon, Portugal, while he was studying in Germany. He has performed in Europe, Australia, and Asia (six tours of China) in addition to his recitals and workshops in the United States. DeVan’s repertoire includes the forty-eight Preludes and Fugues from the Well-Tempered Clavier of J.S. Bach; the complete Chopin Etudes ; the complete Transcendental Etudes of Liszt; and the 32 Sonatas of Beethoven. He has been a Steinway Artist and Presenter since 1994. He began a “Classics for Children” series in Birmingham, Alabama, and has subsequently performed the Classics for Children concerts throughout the United States under the sponsorship of Steinway. He taught at the Third Street Music School in New York City from 2012 until 2014. His upcoming concerts are in Birmingham, Nashville and Paris, France.