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Columbus, OH

Welcome to my personal website!  I am a choral conductor and teach vocal music at Whetstone High School, and also serve as the music director for traditional worship at Northwest United Methodist Church.


Past Notable Performances

May 2017: Haydn's Creation at Northwest UMC, with soloists Laura Portune Cordell, Benjamin Bunsold and Jaman Dunn.

November 2017: "The German Baroque", focusing on the music of Martin Luther and featuring BWV 80 "Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott" by J.S. Bach.  Held at the Reyes Organ Hall in the DeBartolo Peforming Arts Center at Notre dame.

July 2018: Scholar Participant, Chorus America Conducting Academy at Cal State-Fullerton.

August 2018: Conducting Fellow, Norfolk Chamber Music and Choral Conducting Workshop in western Connecticut.

October 2018: “Beyond Scripture” program; Brandon's second DMA conducting recital which featured Schoenberg’s “Geistliches Lied” and Britten’s Rejoice in the Lamb. With Myles Hayden and JJ Mitchell as organists. Held at the Reyes Organ Hall.

March 28, 2019: Performance with Dr. Carmen-Helena Tellez and fellow Sacred Music students in a concert presentation of the music of Philip Glass, who was in attendance for the performance.

Upcoming Performances

May-June 2019: The Sacred Music program travels and performs in Germany and the UK, including the cities of Leipzig, Berlin, and Leeds.

November 10, 2019: Brandon will give his final conducting recital at Notre Dame, a lecture recital featuring Bach’s East cantata, “Christ lag in Todesbanden,” and Steve Reich’s Tehillim. This is a free concert and will be held in the Labar Performance Hall (aka the White Box) in O’Neill Hall on campus. Exact time TBA.