All About Bill Freeman


Me, Myself and I

Photo of Bill in 9th grade

I was born in Sapulpa, Oklahoma in 1955 and lived there until I went to college in 1973. I attended the University of Arkansas (Whooo Pig Soooiiiieeee) and graduated in 1978 with a BS in Music Education.

My Family

Family Picture Dec.2010

I have one sister, Diane, who lives in Plano, Texas and my father lives in Richardson, TX. In 1978, I married my wife, Susan, and have been happily married for 33 years. We have three children, Aaron, 27, Sara, 25, and Will, 15. In 2009, Sara married Brady Ross.







My Hobbies

My hobbies all have something to do with music. I have loved all kinds of music since I was very young. I took piano lessons as a child and then in fifth grade, I started in band, playing percussion. I have played percussion ever since. My senior year in high school I made the Oklahoma All-State Band. In college I was a featured soloist with the University of Arkansas Symphonic Band and The U of A Percussion Ensemble. I now play in the Allen Philharmonic Orchestra and I also teach private percussion lessons in my home.
Marimba Tambourine Snare Drum Triangle






My Favorite Foods

Fajitas

Chicken Murphy at the Italian Villa

Steak at III Forks

My Favorite Web Sites

Allen Philharmonic Orchestra

Dallas Symphony Orchestra

Future Business Leaders of America

KLTY Radio

My Top 5 Favorite Movies

  1. Star Wars: A New Hope
  2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
  3. Dreamgirls
  4. Sweeney Todd
  5. The Sound of Music

Movies I Would Like To See

My Trip To Israel

Photo of Crosses in Israel

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Photo of Crosses in Israel

The trip to the Holy Land was the trip of a lifetime. My wife and I were just amazed at what we saw and experienced. I compare it to going to the east coast and seeing things hundreds of years old, but in Israel things are thousands of years old.