William Penn (b. 1943) is formerly a theory and composition faculty member at the Eastman School of Music, visiting Associate Professor of Composition and Electronic Music at the University of Connecticut, Director of the Electronic Studio at the University of Arizona, and visiting Professor of Composition and Composer-in-Residence at the University of South Carolina; he is currently based in Tucson, Arizona where he is a producer for the CD label Arizona University Recordings. Penn has been a recording artist for Hebra Records in Brussels, Belgium, a studio musician in New York City, and the pianist, composer and arranger for the harmonica and piano duo of Herbineaux and Penn. 

He has had music performed by such organizations such as the Eliot Feld Ballet, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Tucson Symphony Orchestra, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Folger Shakespeare Theatre, the New York Shakespeare Festival, and the Aspen Music Festival, at concert halls such as Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, The Renwick Gallery, The Smithsonian Institution, The National Air and Space Museum, and the Japan World's Fair (score for 70mm film for the United States Pavilion at the Technology World's Fair in Tsukuba, Japan). Other credits include original music for Broadway, off-Broadway, feature film & television (HBO, Cinemax, & the three major networks). 

Penn is the recipient of over twenty-five ASCAP music composition awards in both "serious" and "pop" categories, two ASCAP-Deems Taylor Awards, as well as various National Endowment for the Arts & Meet the Composer, awards.

William Penn at Arizona University Recordings  http://www.AURec.com