Elements of Conducting
Paul Bryan is the interim dean at the Curtis Institute of Music. He also serves as orchestra conductor at Drexel University, conductor and music director of Philos Brass, music director of Symphony in C’s Summer Symphony Camp, and a faculty member at Temple University.
Mr. Bryan has conducted performances with the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia wind and brass ensembles, the Curtis Institute of Music Brass and Percussion Ensemble, Curtis 20/21, and the Play On, Philly! Orchestra, among others. He has served as director of bands at St. Joseph's Preparatory School in Philadelphia and as a conductor at the New York Summer Music Festival in Oneonta, N.Y.
Mr. Bryan is a graduate of Curtis and of Temple University. He studied trombone with Glenn Dodson and Eric Carlson and conducting with David Hayes, Arthur Chodoroff, and Larry Wagner. He joined the Curtis staff in 1993 and became a member of the faculty in 2009.
Mr. Bryan will also be the head conductor of the Young Artist Summer Program as part of Curtis Summerfest 2013.
Byrd: The March Before the Battle, or The Earl of Oxford's March, MB 93
Curtis Brass Ensemble conducted by Paul Bryan, March 7, 2010