Brian is the Vocal Music Director at Brainerd (MN) Senior High School. He is a past President of ACDA-MN. Brian is a transplant to Minnesota, having grown up in Sante Fe, NM and Denver, CO. He attended Concordia College in Moorhead, MN, singing in Paul J. Christiansen's last choir and Rene Clausen's first two choirs. Brian completed his MMEd at the University of Northern Colorado. His first job was a long term sub teaching grades 1-12 music/choir at Kenyon, MN for one year. Next was Grand Rapids, MN for sixteen wonderful years. In 2006, Brian moved to Brainerd HS, where he continue to teach 10-12 Men's Choir, Women's Choir, and auditioned mixed choir, and a chamber group that sings madrigals, carols, and vocal jazz.