The mission of the ACDA is to inspire excellence in choral music through education, performance, composition, and advocacy.
Jenni Brandon (b. 1977) is a composer of solo, vocal, choral,
orchestral music whose style is often influenced by nature
surroundings. Jenni's compositions have been commissioned
in venues across the world, including Carnegie Hall, by a
performers including Voices of Ascension, the
Artists, the Yale Glee Club, Conundrum, Sistrum, and the
Definiens Project. Her works are published by Boosey &
Hawkes, Graphite Publishing, Jenni Brandon Music, and a
forthcoming publication with Santa Barbara Music Publishing.
Jenni is also active as a conductor and mezzo-soprano,
having appeared in
concert as a singer with the Boston Pops, Pacific Chorale,
Los Angeles Philharmonic,
and at the Hollywood Bowl. As a choral conductor she
frequently makes guest
appearances and also leads The Concert Singers, the oldest
choir in Los Angeles.
Her award-winning music has also been featured at
and on radio broadcasts. A variety of ensembles have
music and her first self-produced CD,
Songs of California: Music for Winds
and Piano was released in 2010. Please visit
www.jennibrandon.com for more information.