Mr. William Kossler

Guitar Teacher
Guitar, ECC Teacher Trainer

William Kossler

SAA Member


Winston-Salem, NC
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William Kossler is a guitarist in demand internationally as both a teacher and performer. He holds Masters and Undergraduate Degrees in Guitar Performance from the University of South Carolina where he studied with Christopher Berg. William has placed as a finalist in regional and national competitions and received positive reviews for his performances.

Mr. Kossler is the author of several publications on guitar pedagogy, and his articles have appeared in several national music journals. He has conducted residencies with the South Carolina and Tennessee Arts Commissions, and as a recipient of a Rotary International Scholarship spent a year in Japan studying with pedagogue Dr. Shinichi Suzuki. A co-author of the Suzuki Guitar Method, Mr. Kossler has conducted workshops throughout the US, South America, Canada, Europe, and Australia. He currently is the director of the Winston-Salem Suzuki School ( in Winston-Salem North Carolina and has served on the NC Arts Council’s Touring Artists Directory as a performer on the guitar, lute, and vihuela.