Executive Director

Our Executive Director​

The Tidewater Winds Board of Directors appointed Michael Kerry Williams in January 2018. He brings with him a wealth of experiences in arts management, development, fundraising, special events, musical performance, education, and program design to the organization.
Mr. Williams is a classical vocalist, composer, arranger, poet, arts administrator and Conductor with over 25 years of development in the arts, ranging from opera, orchestra, theatre, visual arts, business and community leadership. He has served as Artistic Director and Executive Director for numerous arts organizations and continues to maintain his performance and composition career. 
Michael's musical experience began as a child and soloist with the American Boychoir and continued with Performing Arts Schools. He holds advanced degrees and certifications in Performance, Composition, Conducting and Arts Management from Westminster Choir College, Princeton University, New York University, Julliard, and TCC's non-profit Management Program. He is excited to join Tidewater Winds and looks forward to ensuring the success of this treasured organization.