Joseph Williams

Musician and Curator in Tacoma, Washington

Joseph Williams is a pianist, educator, film producer and curator from Tacoma, WA.

Memorable performance venues include The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, The Northwest African American Museum and Dubai's Al Jalila Cultural Centre for Children. Upcoming engagements include performances at Fort Worth Opera and Steinway Hall (NYC).

He is founder and director of Tukwila Kids Make Music, a free music instruction program offering piano and violin classes to underserved children (K-5).

He is an advisory board member for New Music Initiative for Black Voices, a nationwide invitational that aims to celebrate and empower Black composers and their music. He also serves on MTNA's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committee.

Curations include Black Splendor, a free ten-episode virtual series highlighting Black musicians and composers residing in the Pacific Northwest.

He is Curator of Art and Music at Lakewold Gardens.

  • Work
    • Curator of Art and Music
  • Education
    • Oberlin Conservatory
    • Cleveland State University