Brian Stone arrived in Colorado by way of the Pacific Northwest in 2008 in order to attend graduate school at CU Boulder. After finishing his Master of Music in choral conducting, he directed high school choirs for several years. Brian completed his Doctor of Musical Arts degree in choral conducting and literature at CU Boulder. In addition to teaching and conducting choral music, Brian is active as a professional singer, appearing with St. Martin’s Chamber Choir, the Evans Choir, and the Anima Chamber Ensemble, an elite 13-voice ensemble. Brian also serves as the Choir Director at First Unitarian Society of Denver. In the summers, Brian has worked and studied at the Oregon Bach Festival as a conductor, singer, and most recently as the Chorus Manager for the Stangeland Family Youth Choral Academy, an honor choir for aspiring and talented high school singers. Additionally, Brian has appeared as an choral adjudicator and clinician across Colorado. In his free time, Brian enjoys getting outside hiking and fishing and spending time with his wife Emily and their new baby daughter, Eliza.