Nick Williams- Marching/Music
Dr. Nicholas Enrico Williams is the assistant director of wind studies, conductor of the Concert Band and the director of athletic bands, including the North Texas Green Brigade Marching Band and the Basketball Pep Band at the University of North Texas.
He is also the conductor for the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra's Wind Symphony in Dallas, Texas.
Prior to this assignment at the University of North Texas, Dr. Williams, a multiple-edition honoree of Who's Who Among America's Educators, was the director of bands at Clark High School in Plano, Texas.
last year of public school teaching, he
was honored as the Clark High School
Teacher of the Year, a Finalist for the Plano ISD Teacher of the Year, and was named a "Ross Perot Excellence in Teaching Award" recipient-an award given to only four secondary teachers annually in the Plano ISD.
tenure at Clark High School
, the band program received consistent sweepstakes awards, and under his
baton, the Honors Band was awarded best in class or best in contest in every festival in which the band performed.
Dr. Williams is active in the Drum Corps International activity, where he is currently the brass caption consultant of the Madison Scouts, based in Madison, Wisconsin.
He has also taught for Southwind (Lexington, KY), the Boston Crusaders (Boston, MA), and most recently the Santa Clara Vanguard (Santa Clara, CA), where he has served in various capacities ranging from brass instructor to brass caption head/staff coordinator.
As an advocate of chamber music, Dr. Williams was the founder and conductor of the East Plano Brass and was the principal guest conductor for the Harmoniemusik Chamber Ensemble.
In the wind band world, he has been a frequent guest conductor with the Dallas Wind Symphony; Lone Star Wind Orchestra; at the annual Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinic in Chicago, Illinois; the College Band Directors National Association regional conference; and the Texas Music Educators Association Annual Clinic in San Antonio, Texas.
is active in the United States, Canada and Asia as a clinician, conductor, adjudicator, consultant and arranger; his
arrangements for wind band, marching percussion ensembles, drum corps and marching band are performed by outstanding organizations throughout the world.
Dr. Williams is a sought-after recording producer, associate producer, and editor, having been involved with numerous CDs and DVDs on the Klavier, Mark Records, GIA and UNT labels.
In addition, Dr. Williams
was recently honored with an invitation to membership into Phi Beta Mu
, an international bandmasters fraternity.