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Teaching

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Dr. William has over fifteen years experience teaching students of all levels and ages.

Currently, he heads a new guitar program at the University of Mary Hardin Baylor in Belton, TX, conducts the Austin Classical Guitar Youth Orchestra, and has a private guitar studio in Austin, TX. 

His students have won prizes in numerous competitions including the Texas Guitar Festival & Competition, Summer Guitar Workshop at Eastern Carolina University, Classical Minds Guitar Festival & Competition, Indiana International Guitar Festival, and the Austin Independent District Solo and Ensemble Competition.

Several of his students have gone on to win prestigious scholarships to study music at premiere music schools in the United States including the San Francisco Conservatory, University of Texas at Austin, and Florida State University.

Previously, Dr. Williams has been on faculty at the University of New Mexico, University of Southern Mississippi, Adams State University, and Fort Lewis College. During his graduate work, he taught at the University of Arizona and the University of Texas at Austin as a teachers assistant.

Dr. Williams has given masterclasses and clinics throughout the United States including the String Festival, Appalachian GuitarFest and Solo Guitar Competition, Mid-America Guitar Ensemble Festival, University of Texas at San Antonio, Texas Weslayan University, Modesto Junior College, Collin College Guitar festival, Texas A&M University, University of Southern Mississippi, University of Texas at Brownsville Guitar Ensemble Festival and Competition, Columbus State University, Texas Classical Guitar Camp, Victoria Bach Festival, St. Joseph International Guitar Festival & Competition, New Mexico State University, University of Arizona, Albuquerque Academy, Red Rock High School, Belen High School, Youth Works Community Base High School, Antonito High School, and the Yselta Independent School District.