Mathis, William H.

William H. Mathis is Minister of Music and Fine Arts at the Hennepin Ave. United Methodist Church in Minneapolis, where he oversees a varied program of singing and ringing choirs and the Music at Hennepin Series. A graduate of Westminster Choir College, Bill has served churches and colleges in the Midwest, California, and Oklahoma.

In addition to his work at church, Bill is an active clinician, leading workshops or guest conducting in 35 states. He is noted for an emphasis on vocal production and a rehearsal style which leads to musical understanding. He has served on the boards of The Choral Conductors’ Guild of California, ACDA-Oklahoma, ACDA-Minnesota, and the American Guild of English Handbell Ringers.

His compositions are found in the catalogues of 13 publishers.

He is married to Carolynne Mathis, Director of Music at Faith Lutheran Church in Coon Rapids. They have six children.

Handbell music by William H. Mathis