Mr. Brian Kittredge joins the University of Alabama at Birmingham faculty this year as Interim Director of Choral Activities, where he conducts the University Concert Choir, Chamber singers, Women’s Chorale, Men’s Chorale, and assists with courses in music education. For the past two years, Mr. Kittredge has served on the faculty at Louisiana State University, where he taught courses in choral conducting and conducted the LSU Schola Cantorum in several performances, including a recent performance of Verdi’s Requiem with the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra and the LSU Acappella Choir in 2010.
Prior to his appointment at LSU, Mr. Kittredge taught middle and high school at the Louise S. McGehee School in New Orleans, LA, where his choirs appeared in performances at state, regional, and international festivals. While in Louisiana, he served as the ACDA Women’s Choir Repertoire and Standards Chair. He is an active clinician and guest conductor and has judged choral festivals in Alabama, Louisiana, and New York. Mr. Kittredge also serves on the artistic faculty at the New York State Summer School of the Arts, where his choirs have appeared in several concerts at the Chautauqua Institute and the State University of New York at Fredonia.
Brian Kittredge is currently a doctoral candidate in choral conducting at Louisiana State University (completion fall 2010), under the mentorship of Dr. Kenneth Fulton. He holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Mansfield University (2002) and a Master of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music (2004). He is an active member of the American Choral Directors Association and the Music Educators National Conference.
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