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About Me!

Jessica Williams is the Instructor of Percussion at Alabama State University. She teaches private, applied lessons, prepares music education majors in percussion methods courses, coaches the ASU Percussion Ensemble, and is assistant director of the ASU Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble.

Ms. Williams is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Percussion Performance with a cognate in Wind Conducting at the University of Memphis. She is currently working on her dissertation, which will focus on the steel pan music of Andy Akiho with an emphasis on his Synesthesia Suite, his experience with synesthesia and the historical significance of the steel pan. She has received her Masters of. Music Performance from the University of Florida and her Bachelors of Music Education and a Bachelors of Music Performance from Alabama State University.

Ms. Williams is endorsed by Sabian Cymbals



2021 Is My Year! I am now endorsed by SABIAN CYMBALS!!

One of my greatest achievements and goals was to be endorsed educationally this year and I've completed that goal!

Other Great News:

  • I have a masterclass at the University of North Alabama on April 26, 2021

  • I am on the PAS Diversity Alliance Committee

  • I have published my first composition, Forsaken for solo marimba.

There are more things to come this year. STAY TUNED!!


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In moving forward with my research, I am proud to say that  both Andy Akiho and Ian Rosenbaum have honored me with interviews about Andy Akiho and his Synesthesia Suite. I have another lined up with Akiho in the coming days. #StayTuned!


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