Katy Shackleton Williams has performed extensively in the Pittsburgh area with prestigious organizations such as the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Pittsburgh Opera, Civic Light Opera, the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Opera Theater and River City Brass Band. She also has had the frequent pleasure of singing with Maestro Lawrence Loh’s Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic and with Maestro Lucas Richman and the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra in Tennessee. Williams has been a featured soloist for the Pittsburgh Symphony Highmark Holiday Pops concert series.She has sung under the baton of Manfred Honeck, Sir Andrew Davis, Yan Pascal Tortelier, Rafael Frubeck de Burgos, Lucas Richman, Marvin Hamlisch, Robert Page, Lawrence Loh and Daniel Meyer.

Currently, Williams is a chorister in Pittsburgh Opera and is adjunct music staff at Point Park University and Washington & Jefferson College. She is the soprano soloist at Rodef Shalom, Oakland, and the vocal artist in residence at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Mt. Lebanon. She is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in vocal performance. 

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