Dr. Brian Williams
Music Director and Director of Chancel Choir
St. Catherine's is proud to have Brian as our Music Director and Director of the Chancel Choir. He and his wife, Jana, have led all aspects of the amazing music our parish enjoys since 2003.
He has been the Choral Director of Lassiter High School since 2003, and Fine Arts Department Chair. He holds the degrees of Bachelor of Music Education (Georgia College – 1980), Master of Music (Georgia State University – 1988), Music Specialist (Boston University – 2009), and Doctor of Musical Arts (Boston University – 2014). He earned National Board Teacher Certification in 2004 in the Early Adolescent/Young Adult division. He also holds the Teacher Support Specialist certification, Advanced Placement Music Theory certification, and has completed summer study at Juilliard. He is a Head Adjudicator for the Georgia Music Educators Association.
Brian's choruses have been selected for exclusive performances throughout his career. Choruses under his direction have performed internationally in Vienna & Salzburg, Austria, in Prague, Czech Republic, in Verona, Venice, and Rome, Italy, and in Paris, France. In the U.S., his choruses have been selected for performances at choral music Conventions and Conferences on six separate occasions on both the high school and junior high school level.
His choirs and students are in constant demand. His singers are selected for District Honor Chorus, All State Chorus, ACDA Regional and National Honor Choirs, and Georgia’s Governor’s Honors Program. His choirs consistently receive Superior ratings at all festivals and performance evaluations.