DEBORAH WILLIAMSON, soprano, holds the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Voice with a related field in Vocal Pedagogy from the University of North Texas, the Artist Diploma in Opera and the Master of Music degree in Voice from the University of Cincinnati, College/Conservatory of Music and the Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from Baylor University. Dr. Williamson is a tenured Associate Professor of Voice at Baylor University and has served as a member of the Voice faculty at The American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz, Austria. Having completed two terms as Governor of the Texoma Region of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), Dr. Williamson now holds the office of National Student Auditions Chair with NATS.
A sensitive and expressive recitalist, Deborah Williamson is a noted interpreter of the works of French and American composers, in particular, and will sing a program of French and American compositions as a part of the American Cathedral Recital Series in Paris, France in February of 2014. She has recently appeared in solo recital in Mondavio, Italy; California; Indiana; Tennessee; Iowa; Idaho; Michigan; Oklahoma; Nebraska; and her native Texas. She has also appeared in recital at the Texoma Regional National Association of Teachers of Singing conference, the Hawaii International Conference for the Arts and Humanities, and the College Music Society Fiftieth National Conference in Salt Lake City presenting a program featuring the works of women composers.