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Lyndi Williams Krause bio
Lyndi Williams Krause

Lyndi Williams Krause, MM

Instructor

Office: FAC, Room 219
Email: lrwilliams@wtamu.edu
Phone: 806-651-2841

Professional Profile

Mrs. Williams Krause is a Texas Panhandle native with a Bachelor’s degree in Music Business and a Master of Music from West Texas A&M University. Williams Krause has performed with a number of organizations including the Amarillo Opera, Amarillo Symphony, Lone Star Ballet, TEXAS the Musical Drama and Amarillo Master Chorale.

Renowned for her dedication to stage performance, Mrs. Williams Krause has performed in many shows, including: The Barber of Seville, Le Nozze di Figaro, La Traviata, Don Pasquale, Carmen, Carlisle Floyd's Cold Sassy Tree and many more. Williams Krause has been a featured soloist in many symphonic concerts including Mozart’s Requiem, Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, Carmina Burana and others. In 2009, Williams Krause premiered composer Edward Manukyan's World Without War on words by Noam Chomsky, the world's leading intellectual and peace activist. Her collaboration with Edward Manukyan went further, putting the composer's entire list of works for soprano into her active repertoire. She also gave the premiere of the English version of Loris Tjeknavorian's Love Songs for soprano and symphony orchestra in Los Angeles, receiving enthusiastic praise from the world-famous maestro.

During the summer of 2010, Ms. Williams made her international debut with her Concert Tour through the Republic of Armenia. Working with some of the country’s greatest composers, Williams Krause sang for Alexander Arutunian, Edward Mirzoyan, Loris Tjeknavorian and the family of Lazar Saryan, a renowned composer and student of Dmitri Shostakovich. After returning to the United States, and in balance with her professional activities as a concert soprano, Williams Krause managed a unique project called "Musical Tribute to Scientists," which honors the world's leading scientists by concert performances of musical dedications. Its growing success has attracted attention from the greatest intellectuals of our time, including James Watson, Steven Weinberg, Noam Chomsky and others.

Mrs. Williams Krause currently continues to perform with the local companies of the Texas Panhandle. She is looking forward to her return to Eastern Europe for her next concert tour and master class presentations in the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Georgia and Russia.

Teaching and Related Service

Mrs. Williams Krause joined the WTAMU faculty in 2014 and teaches studio voice lessons for the School of Music. Williams Krause is currently the Camp Coordinator for the WTAMU All-State Choir Camp. Along with her teaching, she works locally with many vocalists pursuing careers in the music industry. Many of her students have produced albums and work in the music entertainment industry locally and in Los Angeles and Nashville.

Mrs. Williams Krause is the Admissions Counselor for the School of Music, assisting all entering music majors with their admissions process into the university and the School of Music. She is also the Scholarship Coordinator for the School of Music.

Mrs. Williams Krause is a member the music honor fraternity Pi Kappa Lambda and The National Society of Leadership and Success, Sigma Alpha Pi.

Research and Creative Activity

Mrs. Williams Krause is currently researching further development of the voice when crossing different genres through vocal pedagogy and vocal technique.

Personal Sketch

When not performing or teaching, Mrs. Williams Krause loves spending time outdoors, traveling, and doing anything with her husband Allen, daughter Clara and dog Marlo.