School of Music
Elizabeth L. Wilson, DMA, is Lecturer in Choral Music for the University of Kentucky. Dr. Wilson conducts the 80-voice SATB choir, UK Choristers, recently featured as a performing choir at KMEA in 2021 and 2022. Additionally, Dr. Wilson teaches courses in choral music education and conducting, oversees student teachers, and serves as a faculty advisor for Paws and Listen. 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. Dr. Wilson earned the BMME from the University of Georgia, the MM in choral conducting from Georgia State University, and the DMA in choral conducting from UK. She is Kentucky ACDA President-Elect and has served extensively on the Boards of both the Kentucky and Georgia ACDA chapters. 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, and their two children, Drew and Anna.