Williams named 2017-2018 Fulbright Scholar to Ireland
“piano music that ought to be standard in postmodern recitals”
Williams receives one of five Koussevitsky commissions to write for soprano Tony Arnold and the JACK Quartet
…a composer who has a sharp, clear and always logical ear, but also great intuitive musicality.
Williams receives Goddard Lieberson Fellowship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters
The Buffalo News
…[her] music is simultaneously demanding, rewarding, and fascinating…This is cerebral music, to be sure, but of impressive warmth and wit…
Williams receives 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship in Music Composition
Williams has a great ear for fresh, varied, and incisive fields of sonic events.
San Francisco Classical Voice
…daring in its premise and refreshing in its textural immediacy.