Music and Education Guru
Michael Kerry Williams began his musical career at age 7 as a soloist for the American Boychoir where he studied classical voice, piano and cello. He continued his musical and theatrical studies at the prestigious George School Academy in Newtown, PA. As a young artist he appeared in numerous television commercials and in leading and supporting rolls on stage, in musicals and in classical vocal concerts. Michael has performed in over thirty countries and on stages from The Metropolitan Opera to Broadway. He has performed under the baton of Zubin Mehta, Hugh Wolf, Ricardo Mutti, Robert Shaw, Leonard Bernstein, Judith Clurman, and Robert Shaw to name a few. Michael is the composer of several musical works and compositions ranging from children’s liturgical music, operas, adult choral, chamber music, musical theatre, contemporary songwriting, and art song. Michael is the Founder and CEO of Sm’Artists Works, an arts production and consulting company designed to promote unseen artistic works and talents while supporting performers with the tools needed to adapt to a changing landscape in the arts.
Some Highlights for Michael
- Holds degrees in Vocal Performance, Choral Conducting, Arts Administration and Music Composition from Westminster, Princeton, New York University and Julliard School of Music.
- Executive Director of Tidewater Winds Concert Band
- Director of Music at St. Mark Catholic Parish