Gordon Williams is a composer, musician and educator in Boston. 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 has worked with a number of community groups; serving on the board of directors for the 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 strives to make art relevant and accessible. He has presented interactive events in festivals such as Make Music Boston, ArtWeek Boston and Figment.
Gordon graduated magna cum laude from Gordon College with a B.M. in Music Education. His private teachers include Aaron Trant and Robert Schulz (percussion), Armine Karapetian (piano) and Jawwad Noor (sitar).