Dr. Bradley Olesen has been appointed Visiting Professor of Music Education for the 2014-15 academic year. Currently Assistant Professor of Choral Music Education at West Chester University, he has taught also at LSU and previously taught high school choirs for nine years in Texas and Ohio. He holds the Ph.D. in Music Education from the University of Miami and Master's and Bachelor's degrees from Texas Tech. In Philadelphia he served also as director of the Kennett Symphony Children’s Chorus Youth Chorale.
Olesen says, "My greatest passion is in the development of future educators and life-long lovers of music. I am committed to the growth and fostering of the future educator and the cultivation of their craft in a safe yet dynamic and academically inquisitive environment."