| William Faulkner, born April 27, 1951. Started playing harp in 1979, studied with Arturo Mendoza of Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán. Directed and played harp with Mariachi Mixtlán from 1980 through 1998. Solo harpist in the style of Zapotíltic since 1983. Other major influences include José Mendoza of Zapotílitc and Andrés Huesca. Has taught workshops: in Mexico City; Guadalajara; Albuquerque, New Mexico; San Antonio, Texas; Tucson, Arizona; San José, California; and other locales. Featured soloist at Fiestas de Octubre, Guadalajara 1998-2005. Harp made by Roberto Morales, 1981. For more about William click here.