Exploring the Smorgasbord of North American Choral Music
Discover and experience the amazing variety of choral music from North America including newly composed anthems and concert music, songs from the American musical theater, bluegrass music, vocal jazz, spirituals, gospel music, and folk music—including chants of the Native American Indians and Canadian Inuits.
Dr. Brady Allred is Artistic Director and Conductor of the Salt Lake Choral Artists, an organization of seven choral ensembles. Honoured as “one of Utah’s Top 25 Cultural Power Brokers,” he has recently guest conducted, adjudicated, and given master classes in 18 countries throughout Europe, Asia, South America, Africa, and the Middle East. He is a winner of the European Grand Prix, two First Prizes and the Conductors Prize at the Marktoberdorf International Chamber Choir Competition, holds MM and DMA degrees in conducting from the Eastman School of Music. Dr. Allred was Director of Choral Studies at the University of Utah, Director of Choral Activities at Duquesne University, Conductor of the Butler Symphony Orchestra, Artistic Director and Conductor of the Bach Choir of Pittsburgh, and performer with the Robert Shaw Festival Singers and the Oregon Bach Festival Chorus.