Location: New Jersey, USA
Brian Schkeeper is committed to presenting a wide spectrum of music ranging from Renaissance masterpieces to new and rarely performed works. He is currently the Assistant Conductor of The Philadelphia Singers/Chorale and has . As assistant conductor, Brian has prepared the choir for performances with The Philadelphia Orchestra, led workshops with area public school choral programs, and spearheaded a successful community sing-in campaign "Bring Your Sing." He has conducted choirs as part of the Bloomington Early Music Festival's "Bach Cantata Project" as well as ensembles at Indiana University, Westminster Choir College, and Grove City College. To further accomplish his goal of promoting a wide variety of choral performances, Dr. Schkeeper also conducts The American Choral Scholars, which he founded in 2008. Brian has been fortunate to study with some of the most prestigious names in choral music, including Joseph Flummerfelt, Robert Page, Dale Warland, Robert Porco, Andrew Megill, David Hayes, Vance George, Gary Wedow, and Stefan Parkman. Dr. Schkeeper earned his bachelor's degree in Music Education from Grove City College, master's degree in Choral Conducting from Westminster choir College, and a doctorate in Choral Conducting from Indiana University. Dr. Schkeeper has also served on the faculty of Monmouth University and is Minister of Music at St. John's United Methodist Church in Hazlet, New Jersey.