Ariel Williams

Ariel Williams Saxophone Lessons

Jr. Instructor - Saxophone

Biography:

Ariel Williams is an undergraduate at George Mason University pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in instrumental music education. At GMU, she has performed as a saxophonist in the Wind Symphony, Symphonic Band, and Jazz Workshop Big Band. She is also a member of the GMU Saxophone Quartet, which has performed at the International Saxophone Symposium and as a part of the GMU School of Music Honors Recital. She currently studies as a student of Rick Parrell, the retired principal saxophonist of the U.S. Army Band.

Music has always been a major influence in her life. Growing up in a musical family, Ariel was always surrounded by music. She was inspired to pick up the saxophone at the age of 10 and became very involved with musical ensembles throughout the community. In high school, she participated in district band and other honors ensembles in Prince William and Fairfax counties.

Ariel has taught as a private instructor for several years and has served as a member of the faculty at the Judith Lapple Summer Woodwind Camp. She especially enjoys teaching beginning and intermediate saxophone students because she loves introducing her students to the creativity and adventure that music has to offer.

Contact:

For more information about Ariel, call 703-993-9889 or email academy@gmu.edu