Choral Director for Voces Auream
Brandon Brack embodies a broad range of experience as a singer, teacher and conductor ranging from work with top professional vocal ensembles to youth music education and performance. He has enjoyed a dynamic career as both a singer and choral conductor and most recently completed three years as Artistic Director of the Marin Girls Chorus, as well as leading the choral program at the Urban School of San Francisco. As the Interim Music Director of the San Francisco Girls Chorus, he worked with such guest artists as Christopher O’Riley, Jessica Rivera and the American Bach Soloists, and prepared world premieres by composers Gabriela Lena Frank and Lisa Bielawa. He has served on the Choral and Voice faculties of Fullerton College and California State Polytechnic University-Pomona, where he conducted choral ensembles and taught studio voice. He was a founding Teaching Artist for the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s Youth Orchestra LA at HOLA, the El Sistema initiative championed by the LA Philharmonic’s Music Director, Gustavo Dudamel. He was conductor of the Apollo Men’s Chorus at the Thornton School of Music at the University of Southern California, where he will soon complete the Doctor of Musical Arts degree.
As a vocal soloist, he has performed with such prominent ensembles as Chanticleer, the Oregon Bach Festival Chorus, the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players, Vox Humana, Pacific Chorale and the John Alexander Singers. He has been a featured soloist with the New World Symphony under the baton of Michael Tilson Thomas, Seraphic Fire, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, the UC- Berkeley Symphony, and the Berkshire Choral Festival, where he led master classes in choral conducting and vocal technique.
Mr. Brack holds two Master of Music degrees in Choral Conducting and Vocal Performance from the University of Michigan School of Music, and a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Music.