August 2017 - Bill's original music underscored a new documentary about legendary SU and Denver Broncos College & Pro Football Hall of Fame halfback Floyd Little. Film production by Denninger Media.
January 2017 - Edgar Pagán's GPL featuring Edgar, Bill and Emmy award winning percussionist Emedin Rivera was released world-wide. The CD features original Latin Jazz Fusion music collaborations by Bill and Edgar with guest performances by Bob Halligan Jr., Joe Driscoll, Mark Doyle, Jimmy Haslip, Jeff Lorber, Beledo & Luis Conte. The album was nominated for a Syracuse Area Music Award (SAMMY) for best jazz album
September 2016 - Bill wrote and recorded original music for the documentary film about renowned sports agent David B. Falk "Agent of Change". The film premiered at Syracuse University's Falk College. Film production by Denninger Media.
May 31, 2016 Bill was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure at Syracuse University's Setnor School of Music, College of Visual & Performing Arts.
October, 2015 Bill's research paper Entrepreneurship in the Arts: The Company Choir was accepted for publication in the ATINER International Journal on Visual & Performing Arts.
May 31 - June 5, 2015 Bill presented a research paper at the ATINER Conference, Athens, Greece. The subject of the research is Entrepreneurship in the Arts: The Company Choir.
July 11, 2014 Bill performed with Mark Doyle's Guitar Noir project at the Syracuse M & T Jazz Fest main stage on the Onondaga Community College Campus
June 28, 2014 Bill performed at the Mauch Chunk Opera House, Jim Thorpe, PA backing Mary Fahl, former lead vocalist of Epic Records recording artists October Project. The performance was captured as a documentary and has been broadcast on PBS. The concert was also released as a double album: Mary Fahl Live at the Mauch Chunk Opera House, Rimar Records.
April 27, 2014 Bill was named Jazz Educator of the Year by the Central New York Jazz Arts Foundation and was honored at the CNY Jazz Cabaret Series Closer at the Sheraton University Hotel.
April 2014 premiered the second documentary created and produced by the David B Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics produced by Professor Dennis Denninger featuring Bill's original music written and created for the the film: "Changing Sports, Changing Lives". The film documents the growth and advancement of adaptive sports for athletes with disabilities.
January 30th - February 6th, 2014 the Grupo Pagán Trio traveled to Senzoku Gakuen Music College, Kawasaki, Japan as guest performers, clinicians and also did a recording session in the college's state of the art recording studio creating tracks for the up-coming Grupo Pagan new music release due out in the fall. The group also performed at the Blue Mood Club in Tokyo.
July 1-12, 2013 the Grupo Pagán Trio performed
in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro in a cultural exchange tour sharing
music at churches, non-governmental organizations, percussion schools, and the
Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro, UNIRIO. Traveling is the
‘lite’ trio version of Edgar Pagán, Bill DiCosimo, and Josh Dekaney. Grupo
Pagán was hosted most notably by the Meninos do Morumbi, a premier
non-governmental organization that provides arts, music, and meals for school
kids in the impoverished area of Morumbi, São Paulo. In recent years,
this organization has hosted illustrious visitors such as George W. Bush,
Madonna, Hillary Clinton, and Colin Powell.
The performances featured Grupo Pagán’s
original music and also hosted
'neighborhood' jam sessions after the shows improvising music on the spot with
the local Brazilians. Additionally, the band presented a performance and workshop on American and Latin
American musical styles and Bill presented a lecture on music production at the renowned UNIRIO,
the Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro.
April, 2013 Lacrosse Documentary, America's
First Sport, Premiered with original music written, produced
and recorded by Bill DiCosimo.
Enlisted by Executive
Producer and Professor of Practice: Dennis Denninger from the David B. Falk School of Sport and Human Dynamics: and John Craddock, Mediaworks Director; Bill composed
and recorded at his DiCosmic Music Studio, original music for the documentary. Bill also used the creation and production aspects of the score
as part of his Film Scoring class at the Setnor School of Music during the spring
documentary has aired regionally on PBS and nationally on ESPN-U
January 2013, Bill presided over a round table discussion on defraying conference attendance costs at the United States Association for Small Business & Entrepreneurship at the national conference in San Francisco, California.
March, 2012 Bill was a panelist at the MEIEA Summit Conference at Universal City, Los Angeles.