About Laura Williamson

Laura Williamson is an active pianist, teacher, and editorial consultant who enjoys working with students of all ages and abilities. She has held faculty positions at colleges and universities in South Carolina, Ohio, North Carolina, Michigan and Pennsylvania.

Nationally recognized as a progressive piano educator, Laura is in frequent demand as a consultant, adjudicator, guest speaker, and mentor. She has given presentations at national conferences throughout the United States, as well as numerous state and local events.

Since relocating to Pennsylvania in 2010 Laura has become a visible member of the musical community. In Johnstown she has performed several times on First Lutheran Church’s “Music at Noon” series and she sings alto in the Johnstown Symphony Chorus. At the state and regional level she has judged several competitions and festivals, and she has been the guest speaker for music teacher meetings and state conferences.

Laura lives in Johnstown  with her husband David and daughters Rebecca and Jessica. She teaches traditional lessons at her home studio, and she offers recreational classes for adults at Piano For Pleasure, her group piano classroom located at  BOTTLE WORKS in Cambria City.


  • Associate in Piano Performance (ARCT), Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto
  • B.Mus in Piano Performance, University of Western Ontario
  • M.Mus in Piano Performance and Pedagogy, Southern Methodist University
  • DMA in Piano Performance and Pedagogy, University of Oklahoma