Geoffrey Williams, D.M.A.

Job Title: 

Assistant Professor of Church Music and Director of Chapel Music

Phone: 

(262) 646-6520

E-mail: 

gwilliams@nashotah.edu

Education: 

D.M.A., University of Illinois (2019) M.M., University of Illinois (2016) B.A., Westminster Choir College (2002)

Bio: 

Dr. Geoffrey Williams was appointed Professor of Church Music and Director of Chapel Music at Nashotah Theological Seminary in July 2019.  Acclaimed for his “deeply hued countertenor" (New York Times), he is in demand as a singer, conductor, teacher, and early music specialist throughout the United States and abroad. He is founder and artistic director of the GRAMMY-nominated male classical vocal quartet New York Polyphony. He also performs regularly with Vox Vocal Ensemble, Early Music New York, and the Clarion Music Society and each summer serves on the faculty of the Amherst Early Music Festival.  

Geoffrey hails from the Midwest and began his musical life as a treble in the American Boychoir. A devoted church musician, he has served the parishes of Emmanuel Memorial Episcopal Church (Champaign, IL), St. Mary the Virgin, Times Square, Trinity Church (Princeton), Washington National Cathedral, and was for a decade a Gentleman of the Choir of Men and Boys at Saint Thomas Church, Fifth Avenue (NYC). 

Geoffrey is married to Emilie and they have one son, Ellis Michael.

 

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