Hailing originally from San Diego, California and Portland, Oregon, Brian Stone has lived and made music in the state of Colorado since 2008. As a conductor specializing in collaborative rehearsal practices, Brian serves as Artistic Director of the Cantabile Singers, a 50-voice auditioned community choir in Boulder, and as the Choir Director at First Unitarian Society of Denver, a service-oriented Unitarian Universalist congregation. He taught high school choral music in Grand Junction and Denver and continues to clinic and teach this age group throughout the front range. Brian has performed as a singer with St. Martin’s Chamber Choir, Anima Chamber Ensemble, the Evans Choir, and the Voices of Light Chamber Choir. Additionally, he has performed as a singer and conductor at the Oregon Bach Festival. He received both his Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Music degrees in choral conducting from University of Colorado at Boulder, and his Bachelor of Music in voice performance from the University of Puget Sound. When not teaching or singing, Brian can be found camping, skiing, fly fishing, and doing his most important job, as a father.