Evan Williams serves as Principal Trombone for the Richmond Symphony and is an Edwards Trombone Artist. Before this position, he also served as Principal Trombone in the Central Texas Philharmonic and 2nd Trombonist with the Mid-Texas Symphony while getting a DMA from UT Austin.
Dr. Williams has also been named a winner in several international competitions, including the International Trombone Association (ITA) Alto Trombone Competition, the ITA Van Haney Orchestral Tenor Excerpt Competition, ITA Frank Smith Solo Tenor Competition, as well as the Steven Zellmer Orchestral Trombone Competition which is hosted by the Minnesota Orchestra. Mr. Williams has also been featured as a soloist with the Richmond Symphony, the University of Texas and Columbus State Trombone Choirs, the Fort Benning Army Brass Band, and the Victoria University Wind Ensemble.
A native of Georgia, Evan Williams holds a Bachelor of Music Performance Degree from Columbus State University and a Masters and DMA degree from the University of Texas at Austin (UT). His principal teachers include Nathaniel Brickens, Bradley Palmer, and Craig Mulcahy.