William Ogmundson featured with the Moss Hart Memorial Award
William Ögmundson is an award winning and EMMY-nominated composer, classically-trained solo pianist, and is generally acknowledged to be one of the finest pianists in New England .
William began performing at the age of 5, and went on to win numerous piano competitions. He was selected to be the featured pianist for the New Hampshire Music Festival Orchestra on four separate occasions. William has performed at venues throughout North America and Europe including the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, and St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican, where he was honored to have been the organist for a Sunday morning mass.
As a composer and lyricist, William has written numerous musical scores for the stage as well as for television. William co-wrote with Tomie dePaola a lullaby as companion for his beloved children's story character, Strega Nona, "The Magic of Strega Nona". William has also composed numerous choral anthems as well as his own original songs appearing on his albums.
In addition to performing and writing, William music directs for the stage, and small theater productions. He has been nominated numerous times for the prestigious New Hampshire Theater Award - Best Music Direction, including for the production of his original work, Georgia O'Keeffe Paints Paradise, which was performed Off off Broadway at the Jewel Box Theatre in 2017, and was nominated for several awards, including Best Music and Best Lyrics. He is currently putting the finishing touches on a musical about Willa Cather, which will premiere in New York in February 2018.
William resides in New London, New Hampshire with his wife and three children.
Click here to watch his 6/15/16 feature with Karen Meyers on NH Chronicle WMUR.
William's beautiful muse Heather Ogmundson. Click here to hear Heather's Processional.