Brad Rees, Advisory Board, serves as Director of Tiffin University’s Music Department, where he coordinates TU’s pop & commercial music degree program, directs the award-winning a cappella ensemble Up in the Air, conducts University Choirs, and teaches voice, music theory, and music industry courses. A leader in contemporary a cappella and vocal jazz education for two decades, Brad served as the Assistant Director of Jazz Studies at the University of Northern Colorado, on the faculty at Iowa’s School for Music Vocations, and on the jazz faculty at Bowling Green State University. He has served as conductor of several all-state vocal jazz ensembles, and as clinician and adjudicator at music festivals, conferences and competitions across the US and Canada. His ensembles have appeared around the world, and his own performing credits include appearances with Ben Folds, Bobby McFerrin’s Voicestra, Joe Williams, George Shearing, African gospel artist Rebecca Malope, and others. He sang with the Grammy-nominated vocal quintet, The Axidentals, with Phil Mattson’s Voices, and in residence at the Smithsonian Institution. Brad is currently completing a DMA from Boston University, received a Master of Music degree in Choral Conducting from the University of Northern Colorado, and degrees in music and public relations from George Mason University. His compositions and arrangements are available through UNC Jazz Press and TiffinMusic Publications.