Areas of Instruction
Cello, String Bass, Viola, Violin
Milton Williams was born in Fayetteville, NC and raised in Hope Mills. Growing up, he was an active participant in Cumberland County School's music programs from elementary school until graduating from Seventy-First High School in 2003. He was also involved in Cumberland County Youth Orchestra (CCYO), Eastern Regional Orchestra, NC Honors Orchestra and the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra. As he began his college studies at Appalachian State University in Music Education, he became involved in different performing ensembles and organizations with some being the Appalachian Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra, Collegium Musicum, Jazz Band, Steely Pan Steel Band, Gospel Choir, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Music Fraternity and other small ensembles. Before leaving the mountains, he was crowned Appalachian State's 2004-2005 Homecoming King and recognized by "Who's Who Among College Students" in 2006. After student teaching in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School System, Mr. Williams returned to Cumberland County Schools where he is now teaching at Westover Middle, Westover High, Ben Martin Elementary and Ponderosa Elementary Schools. Now, Mr. Williams is the assistant conductor with the Cumberland County Youth Orchestra, gives private music lessons at Music & Arts Music Store and has experience as a college string bass instructor and teaches at summer music camps.