Ryan Brandau
Adjunct Assistant Professor

RYAN JAMES BRANDAU joins Westminster Choir Col­lege this year to assist with Westminster Symphonic Choir. He is currently artistic director of Princeton Pro Musica. Dr. Brandau returns to the East Coast from California, where he was artistic director of the Santa Clara Chorale, director of choral activities at Santa Clara University and interim artis­tic director of musae.

Carolann Buff
Assistant Professor I
Williamson 41

Dr. Carolann Buff is a scholar, teacher, and musician, regarded for both her research on late medieval motets and expertise in historical performance. Her principal research interests include 14th- and early 15th-century musical style, but she is equally at home in the study of sacred music repertoires from all eras, and popular music as well.

James Jordan
Professor; Director, Westminster Conducting Institute; Co-Director, Choral Institute at Oxford
Williamson Hall 34

GRAMMY®-nominated conductor James Jordan is recognized and praised around the musical world as one of America’s pre-eminent conductors, writers and innovators in choral music. He was described as a “visionary” by The Choral Journal, which cited his book Evoking Sound as a “must read.” The most published musician/author in the world, his 35 books form the canon for teaching of conductors and choirs world wide.

Joe  Miller
Professor; Director of Choral Activities
Williamson Hall 43

Joe Miller is conductor of two of America’s most renowned choral ensembles: the Westminster Choir and the Westminster Symphonic Choir.  He is also director of choral activities at Westminster Choir College of Rider University.  In addition to his responsibilities at Westminster, Dr. Miller is artistic director for choral activities for the renowned Spoleto Festival USA.