Lindsey Williams is the K-12 Performing Arts Curriculum Specialist with Seminole County Public Schools and recent past-president of the Florida Music Supervision Association and a member of the Boards for Florida Music Education Association and the Florida School Music Association. Dr. Williams’ teaching experience includes elementary through senior adults including faculty positions at UMKC, WVU, KSU, and UCF. He also serves as the Artistic Director for the Central Florida Sounds of Freedom Band and Color Guard.

A Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Williams has taught and worked with program development at Mahidol University in Bangkok, Thailand. His research interests include life-long learning, large ensemble assessment and participation, focus of attention, music complexity, and music teacher training. He is an active performer, conductor, and clinician for music educators and musicians from youth to senior adults throughout the United States and Southeast. An active researcher, Dr. Williams’s work is published in such journals as International Journal of Music Education, Journal of Research in Music Education, Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, and Journal of Band Research. He earned his music education degrees from Florida State University (PhD) and the University of Kansas (BME, MME).


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