Northern Arizona University
A native of Arizona, Jeffrey Williams found much of his early musical inspiration as a participant and counselor at the Northern Arizona University Summer Music Camp. Mr. Williams earned bachelors degrees in tuba performance and music education from Northern Arizona University as well as a Master of Music from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Mr. Williams currently serves as the Director of Bands and Performing Arts Department Chair at Miller Middle School in Henderson, Nevada. During his tenure, the program has grown from a few dozen students to over 400 musicians in a wide range of ensembles. The Miller bands have received numerous awards for excellence, including a performance at the 2007 Nevada Music Educators Association All-State Convention. Mr. Williams was recognized as the 2004 CCSD Southeast Region Outstanding Educator and is active as a clinician and adjudicator. When not making music, Mr. Williams is an avid cyclist and enjoys exploring the outdoors with his wife and three children.