Elizabeth L. Wilson
Elizabeth (Beth) L. Wilson is a full-time Lecturer in Choral Music for University of Kentucky’s School of Music. Professor Wilson serves as conductor of the 90-voice SATB choir, UK Choristers, teaches courses in vocal music methods and conducting, leads the vocal music education master class, and also works as faculty advisor for Paws & Listen. Prior to coming to UK to pursue the DMA in choral conducting, she worked as Director of Women’s Choir/Voice Instructor at Georgia Institute of Technology. Before serving at Georgia Tech, she was Choral Director for both Pope and Wheeler High Schools (Cobb County, GA) for a total of nine years. Professor Wilson earned a bachelor of music in music education from the University of Georgia and a master of music in choral conducting from Georgia State University. After completing her studies at GSU, Beth worked for the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra as Director of Student Musician Development for three years. Professor Wilson maintains active memberships in both NAfMe and ACDA and has held leadership roles in both the state of GA and the Southern Region of ACDA and currently serves on the KYACDA Board as R&R Chair for Colleges/Universities, and is also Choir Director for Maxwell Street Presbyterian Church. Beth happily resides in Lexington with her husband, Ken, and their two children, Drew and Anna.