Williams receives one of five Koussevitsky commissions in 2016 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.