Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. Edwin Williams
With performance, teaching, writing, and administrative credits on national scale, classically-trained singer Edwin R. Williams is, above all, an artist and creator. After professional opportunities in both Boston and New York, he is proud to come home to Saint Louis as part of the SLPS Family - Dean of Arts and Artistic Director at Central Visual and Performing Arts High School.
Dean Williams graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with Degrees in Music and University Studies (and double-minors in Mass Communication and French). Moreover, he earned a Master’s Degree in Music from the Longy Conservatory in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Williams has trained and performed in several languages including English, Italian, French, German, Latin, Spanish, and even Hungarian.
Williams promotes the importance and power of culture and expression, and he believes in authenticity, the beauty of love, and the infiniteness of life. He lives by several principles including the ideas that “truth creates connection” and “art turns pain to beauty.”