Gordon Williams

Music Composer- Vanity Lane: The Ballet (Act I)

Gordon Williams is a composer, musician and educator. He has performed as a

soloist with the Gordon College Wind Ensemble (Gordon Jacob’s Concerto for

Timpani and Wind Band) and as marimba soloist, premiering a commission for

Boston Children’s Chorus’ 10th year anniversary (Three Haiku by Dr. Ellen Gilson

Voth).

Gordon believes strongly in the communal benefits of music and works with a

number of community groups; serving on the board of directors for Harvest Coop

Markets, assistant directing Community Band- Wenham, and performing and

conducting with the Ipswich Summer Band. Gordon works in the Education and

Community Initiatives department at Boston Ballet.

Gordon believes in making art and music accessible. He has presented interactive

events in festivals such as Make Music, ArtWeek Boston and Figment.

Gordon graduated Magna Cum Laude from Gordon College with a Bachelors in

Music Education. His private teachers include Aaron Trant and Robert Schulz

(percussion), Armine Karapetian (piano) and Jawwad Noor (sitar).

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