School of Music
Elizabeth L. Wilson is Lecturer in Choral Music for the University of Kentucky, where she conducts the 80-voice SATB choir, UK Choristers, recently featured as a performing choir for the 2021 KMEA Conference. Professor Wilson also teaches courses in choral music education and conducting, oversees student teachers, and serves as a faculty advisor for the a cappella ensemble, Paws and Listen. Prior to UK, she was Conductor of the Georgia Tech Women’s Choir, and before her time at GT, Beth worked for the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra as Director of Student Musician Development. Her secondary choral teaching took place at Pope and Wheeler High Schools, both in Cobb County School District in Georgia, for a total of nine years. Professor Wilson earned the BMME from University of Georgia, the MM in choral conducting from Georgia State University, and is A.B.D. for the DMA in choral conducting from UK. Additionally, Beth is President-Elect for Kentucky ACDA, works as Choir Director at Maxwell Street Presbyterian Church, and was honored as KMEA 2020-2021 District 7 College/University Teacher of the Year. Professor Wilson is regularly invited to serve as guest conductor, clinician, and adjudicator throughout the southeast. Beth happily resides in Lexington with her husband, Ken, their children, Drew and Anna, and their adorable dog, Coco.