William VerMeulen is an American horn player. He has been Principal Horn of the Houston Symphony Orchestra since 1990. Before joining the HSO, he was a member of the Columbus Symphony, Honolulu Symphony, and Kansas City Philharmonic. He is Professor of Horn at the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University in Houston, Texas. In addition, he maintains an active solo and chamber music career with appearances at [email protected] and the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.