© Amy Tate Williams 2013

Amy Tate Williams

Amy Tate Williams serves as Chorus Master and Accompanist for Nashville Opera, accompanying all productions and promotional events, casting and preparing the opera choruses and coaching principal and apprentice artists (1998-present).  She also serves as Opera Director for the Tennessee Governor’s School for the Arts (2003-present) where she creates, casts, blocks, choreographs and accompanies a 60 min. costumed production.    

A native of Bowling Green, Kentucky, Amy holds a Bachelor's Degree in Piano Performance from Western Kentucky University and Master's Degrees in Piano Performance and Piano Accompanying from Florida State University. Her primary instructors were Sylvia Kersenbaum, Marilyn Neeley and Dr. Carolyn Bridger.

After her Graduate Assistantship in Opera Accompanying at FSU, Amy served as Coach Accompanist at Glimmerglass Opera, Nevada Opera, Augusta Opera, and Des Moines Metro Opera, toured for two consecutive seasons as Music Director for OPERAIowa, and trained for two years in the Houston Opera Studio at Houston Grand Opera, studying piano with Carlisle Floyd.  

As an educator, Amy has taught vocal music for elementary, middle and high school, directed musical productions and founded an acappella ensemble that concertized in Bavaria, Germany and Prague, Czech Republic.

In August 2010, she launched RANDAMWILLMusic.com, the online source for the music of Amy Tate Williams.  In addition to her published choral anthems, she has written vocal and piano collections and music for piano ensemble.  She has composed two children’s operas, both of which have been produced at regional opera companies.

She has recently released her first solo keyboard recording of beloved hymn arrangements, FAIREST LORD JESUS.  

Amy lives in Nashville with her husband Randy and their 13 yr. old son, Tate.

Please visit us at www.RANDAMWILLMusic.com.