About

Name

Sarin Williams

Title

Associate Professor of Music

Alternate Title A

Director of Choral Activities

Alternate Title B

Theater Coordinator

Department/School

School of Arts and Letters

Email

williamss@rio.edu

Building

Berry Center

Phone

(740) 245-7124

Location

Rio Grande Main Campus

Office Hours

Office Hours

Mondays and Wednesdays from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm and Mondays from 3:30 – 5:30 pm

Education

Education

   Doctorate of Musical Arts in Choral Conducting, University of Missouri-Kansas City
Master of Music in Choral Conducting, University of Missouri-Columbia
Bachelor of Music Education, Bradley University
Missouri Certification in Vocal and Instrumental Music, K-12
Illinois Certification in Vocal and Instrumental Music, K-12

Research Information

Research Interests

Jazz Elements in the Choral Music of the Nordic Countries (Finland, Sweden, Iceland, Denmark, and Norway)

Publications

Publications

“Blending Genres:  Elements of Jazz in Finnish and Swedish Choral Music”
Published in the October, 2014 (Vol. 55, No. 3) edition of the peer-reviewed publication, The Choral Journal

Presentations & Lectures

Presentations

National Conference of the American Choral Directors Association w Spring 2017
Poster Session Presenter (peer-reviewed):  “Jazz Elements in Icelandic Choral Music:  Gunnar Reynir Sveinsson”

Music Research & Teacher Education National Conference w Spring 2016
Poster Session Presenter (peer-reviewed) for the National Association for Music Education “Teaching Beginning Jazz Improvisation”

Eastern Regional American Choral Director’s Association w Spring 2012
Poster Session Presenter (peer-reviewed):  “Jazz Elements in Select Finnish and Swedish Choral Music”

Southwest Regional American Choral Director’s Association w Spring 2010
Poster Session Presenter (peer-reviewed):  “The Unique Facets of a Collegiate Ensemble Conductor”

Illinois Music Educators Association Convention w Spring 2010
Interest Session Presenter (peer-reviewed):  “The Unique Facets of a Collegiate Ensemble Conductor”

 

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