William Han­fling is Sub-​Principal of the 2nd Vio­lins for the Auck­land Phil­har­mo­nia Orches­tra and has been a per­ma­nent mem­ber since 2002. He received his B Mus (hons) and M Mus with Mary O’Brien at The Uni­ver­sity of Auck­land. He also received post grad­u­ate diplo­mas from The Royal North­ern Col­lege of Music in the United King­dom, study­ing under Dr Christo­pher Row­land. William has worked with a num­ber of orches­tras includ­ing the Royal Liv­er­pool Phil­har­monic, Lon­don Soloists, New Lon­don Sin­fo­nia and Chameleon Arts Orchestra.