Accompanist Chip Williams
Chip Williams, a Birmingham native and Alabama School of Fine Arts alum, completed undergraduate and graduate piano studies at Carnegie Mellon University where he studied with Ralph Zitterbart and Sergey Schepkin. Besides serving as pianist for UUCB, Chip is also the Manager of Marketing & Social Media, and often Keyboardist, for the Alabama Symphony Orchestra.
An active teacher, Chip has taught piano through Carnegie Mellon’s Preparatory School, and also served on the staff of the CMU School of Music’s Pre-College program as a Voice Coach and Accompanist. He has served as resident Music Director for the Stage Right School of Performing Arts and Theater Company in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, as well as the Adderley School for the Performing Arts in Pacific Palisades, California. Since returning to Birmingham, Chip has taught at University of Montevallo Department of Theatre, UAB’s Alys Stephens Center Kids on Stage Drama Camp, and Birmingham Children’s Theatre Young Actors Theatre program.
As chamber musician and accompanist, Chip can be seen regularly in Birmingham collaborating with various artists including ASO musicians.