The Texas-born vibrant and exuberant soprano Lyndi Williams has been performing with various American groups, including the Amarillo Opera, Amarillo Civic Chorus, West Texas Chorale, West Texas Chamber Singers, Sfortzando Singers, TEXAS the Musical, Amarillo College Choir and Vocal Jazz Choir. Ms. Williams holds a Bachelors Degree from West Texas A&M University, in Texas, and is currently completing her Masters Degree in Vocal Performance.
Ms. Williams has a rich repertory of works, ranging from medieval to contemporary compositions. She has been a featured soloist in Rachmaninoff's Vocalise with the West Texas Symphony and Mozart's Requiem with Amarillo Civic Chorus. She has been singing with Amarillo Opera since the year 2000, performing in many shows, including: My Fair Lady, Kismet, The Barber of Seville, Le Nozze di Figaro, La Traviata, Don Pasquale, Carmen, and Carlisle Floyd's Cold Sassy Tree. Singing for many competitions and events, she has been named an “outstanding soloist” for the Greeley Jazz Festival, winner of the West Texas Concerto Competition, a three-time finalist at the Texhoma Region NATS competition, and the MTNA Texas regional winner at the Artist Division Competition. She has been a vocal teacher for the Amarillo area for seven years and a vocal coach for Amarillo Opera's Summer Opera camp for students. Ms. Williams is an enthusiastic supporter of broader musical education in the United States and helps others, with a great joy, to realize the power that music can have in raising the value of human life.
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Williams performs nearly all of Manukyan’s vocal works and she has premiered “Three Songs About Love”, indefectibly overcoming the great challenge of singing them in Armenian. She will be an active collaborator with Manukyan during his tours of the United States, particularly throughout the middle states and the south.