A native of Georgia, Evan Williams holds a Bachelor of Music Performance Degree from Columbus State University, a Master of Music Degree from the University of Texas at Austin (UT), and he is currently working towards a Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in Trombone Performance at UT and worked as a Teaching Assistant for the Trombone Studio. His principal teachers include Nathaniel Brickens and Bradley Palmer.
Prior to working with the Richmond Symphony, Mr. Williams served as Principal Trombone in the Central Texas Philharmonic as well as 2nd Trombonist with the Mid-Texas Symphony. Mr. Williams has also been named a winner in several international competitions, including the International Trombone Association Alto Trombone Competition, the ITA Van Haney Orchestral Tenor Competition, ITA Frank Smith Solo Tenor Competition, as well as the Steven Zellmer Orchestral Trombone Competition, which is hosted by the Minnesota Orchestra. As a soloist, Mr. Williams has also been featured with the University of Texas, Columbus State Trombone Choir, the Fort Benning Army Brass Band and the Victoria University Wind Ensemble.