RENEE GRANT-WILLIAMS

POSITIONS HELD

Director, Division of Vocal Music
University of California, Berkeley

Director/Conductor
San Francisco Community Chorus/Chamber Chorus

Music Director
Actor's Studio, New York

Chorus Master, Opera Division
Banff School of Fine Arts, Alberta, Canada

Co-Founder/Performer
KOTEKAN: A New Music Chamber and Percussion Ensemble
San Francisco, California

Voice Faculty
San Francisco Conservatory of Music

Director/Conductor, Conducting Programs
Berkeley Music Camp, Cazadero, California

Music Director/Conductor
Opera On The Sound, New York

Artist-in-Residence
San Mateo Chamber Music Society, California

Assistant Director/Conductor
ASUC Vocal Music Department
University of California, Berkeley

Music Director/Performer
Standing Room Only!, Musical Theatre Revue
San Francisco, California

Director/Conductor
San Francisco California Saxophone Quartet, California

Director of Music
Second Presbyterian Church, Nashville

Chorus Master/Voice Coach
Tennessee Repertory Theatre, Nashville

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Music
San Francisco Conservatory of Music

Carnegie-Mellon University
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Music Academy of the West
Santa Barbara, California

American Institute of Musical Studies
Graz, Austria

Conducting and Opera Divisions
Banff School of Fine Arts, Alberta, Canada

Applied Vocal, Instrumental and Conducting Training

Voice and Coaching

Martial Singher, Ethel Evans, Edna Garabedian
Robert Leonard, Alden Gilchrist, Leopold Simoneau, Donald Stenberg, Kammersangerin Boesch, David Lutz and others

Conducting

Joseph Liebling, Milton Williams, Walter Goldschmidt

Instruments

Keyboards, Flute, Electric Bass

Languages

German, French, Italian, Spanish

Supplemental

Latin, Danish, Hebrew, Slavonic

Dance

Xoregos Studio - San Francisco
Morelli School of Dance - New York
Margaret Jenkins Studio - San Francisco

Acting

Jim DeBlaises - Cincinnati, Ohio
Actor’s Playhouse - New York
Edgar Weinstock - San Francisco

Awards

W.M. Sullivan Foundation Award
R.B.T. Von Feldringen Foundation Award
Crestview Foundation Award
Full Scholarship, San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Porter Wagoner Award of Excellence

Recordings

LeTestament de Villon, Ezra Pound
Fantasy Records, catalog no.12001

Brahms Duets for soprano and mezzo soprano
1750 Arch Records, catalog no. 1761
With mezzo-soprano, Dorothy Barnhouse

KOTEKAN: Percussion and . . .
Reference Records, catalog no. RR-3
Soprano and percussion

TV Specials

The Good Old Boys, TNT Movie
The Wild West, Warner Bros. Documentary












 

 
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