School of Music
DMA University of Kentucky 2022
MM Georgia State University 2008
BME University of Georgia 1999
Elizabeth (Beth) L. Wilson D.M.A. is Lecturer in Choral Music for the University of Kentucky. Dr. Wilson conducts the 90-voice SATB choir, UK Choristers, recently featured as performing choir at KMEA in both 2021 and 2022. Additionally Dr. Wilson teaches courses in choral music education and conducting, oversees student teachers, and serves as faculty advisor for Blue Note. Prior to moving to Lexington, Beth was Conductor of the Georgia Tech Women’s Choir, Director of Student Musician Development for the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and taught for nine years at Pope and Wheeler High Schools, both in Cobb County, GA. Currently Beth is Kentucky ACDA President and serves as Local Arrangements Chair for ACDA Southern Region Conference in Louisville as well. Previously she served as KYACDA College/University R&R Chair and as GAACDA Treasurer. Dr. Wilson was very honored to have been named KMEA 2020-2021 District 7 College & University Teacher of the Year. Beth is an active clinician, conductor, and adjudicator and resides in Lexington with her husband- Ken, their children- Drew and Anna, and their adorable dogs- Coco and Daisy.