Natalie Williams is an Australian-born composer and an American permanent resident; currently a Visiting Assistant Professor in Music Theory and Composition at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, University of Georgia. Her works have been commissioned and performed by international ensembles, including the Omaha Symphony, the Atlanta Opera, the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, the Plathner’s Eleven Chamber Ensemble (Germany), the Australian Youth Orchestra, the Sydney Youth Orchestra, the Indiana University Chamber Orchestra, the Australian Chamber Orchestra, the Song Company, the Zephyr String Quartet, Adelaide Youth Orchestra, the Cameo Trio, Melbourne University Orchestra, Elder Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra, Fiorini Trio (UK), and the Brenton Langbein String Quartet. Teaching positions include; the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, the Hugh Hodgson School of Music at the University of Georgia and the Faculty of Music at the University of Melbourne, with expertise in composition, theory and analysis, counterpoint, orchestration, style analysis, music history and literature. Natalie completed her Doctorate in Composition at the Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music as a four-year doctoral fellow. Natalie also holds a Master of Music in Composition from the University of Melbourne, a Bachelor of Music with first class Honours from the University of Adelaide's Elder Conservatorium, and an Associate Diploma in Viola Performance. Further academic training was completed with the UK Society for Music Analysis at Durham University in 2010 and studies at the Ecole Normale de Musique (Paris) summer school in July 2007, with the European American Musical Alliance. Natalie also serves as the current Student Chapters Coordinator of the SCI.