Adrienne Williams

MYami Strings at MDC

Adrienne enjoys a versatile career as a chamber musician, orchestral player, recording artist, and teacher. She has frequently performed for the New York State Ballet and Utah Regional Ballet. She has served as concertmaster of Sinfonietta Memphis and performs regularly with the Utah Symphony and Palm Beach Symphony. Adrienne has appeared as a soloist with the Utah Valley Symphony, Oquirrh Mountain Symphony, and BYU Symphony orchestras. In 2015, Adrienne performed in Carnegie Hall as a winner of the American Protege International Music Competition.

Adrienne is passionate about teaching and currently serves as violin faculty at the Lutheran Summer Music Festival and Academy. She also remains devoted to building and sustaining music programs in public school systems. For several years she assisted and taught various orchestra programs in public schools across Utah valley. She has also been a featured guest-artist and lecturer in numerous educational outreach programs, most recently the Rosemary Beach Foundation.

Adrienne holds a BM from Brigham Young University and MM from the Eastman school of music. Previous teachers include Mikhail Kopelman, Monte Belknap, Alex Woods, and Barbara Williams. She has received additional studies from David Kim, David Coucheron, William Preucil, Patty Kopec, Liza Ferschtman, and Juliana Athayde. Adrienne is currently pursuing a doctorate degree as a student and teaching assistant of Charles Castleman.

When not in rehearsal or the practice room, Adrienne can usually be found biking, birding, or napping; sometimes simultaneously.


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