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Dale Williams

Masterclass/Competition Pianist

Dale Williams has served as the official ‘Masterclass’ and ‘Emerging Artists Recital’ pianist since the inception of the Vann Vocal Institute. She holds a Bachelor of Music Education from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama and Master of Music in Piano Performance from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.  In addition, her post-graduate work was done at the University of Illinois where she studied with the internationally acclaimed Vocal Coach/Accompanist Eric Dalheim.  She has served as staff accompanist for the International Cathedral Music Festival in England for four years and the Seminar für Klassiche Musik in Eisenstadt, Austria for three years.  She has also accompanied seminars and masterclasses conducted by Robert Shaw, John Rutter, Sir David Willcocks, David Cangelosi, Richard Stoltzman, and Yo-Yo Ma.  She is currently a free-lance collaborative pianist in the Tampa Bay area; accompanist for the Tampa Oratorio Singers and the University of Tampa; keyboardist with the Florida Orchestra; and Organist/Choir Director at Pass-a-Grille Beach Community Church.