A native Rhode Islander, LeeAnn McKenna, has had the great privilege to work with some of the greatest classical flute players of the 20th and 21st centuries: Jean Pierre Rampal, Julius Baker (New York Philharmonic), Mindy Kaufmann (New York Philharmonic), Carol Wincenc, Lois Schaeffer (Boston Symphony Orchestra), Michael Hasel (Berlin Philharmonic), and Donald Peck (Chicago Symphony). She has performed throughout Europe and much of the East and West coasts on the United States, as well as two tours to Puerto Rico.
She received her BA-Music with honors from Wheaton College, and her M-Mus in Flute Performance from the University of Oregon where she was awarded “Outstanding Woodwind Performer” in her graduating class. Her orchestral and chamber experiences includes the New Bedford Symphony; the Augusta Symphony and Augusta Opera orchestras, and Musica Antiqua (Georgia); the Eugene Symphony and Opera orchestras, the Oregon Mozart Players, the Oregon Festival of American Music Orchestra, the University Orchestra, and the Oregon Chamber Players.
A bi-coastal musician, she presently performs throughout Cape Cod and the Pacific Northwest, and records with the Red Lantern Ensemble (a small chamber group presenting a wide variety of music and ensemble types) and Thousand Waves (flute, classical guitar, Japanese koto, bass, and percussion), an ensemble presenting a variety of styles of music from jazz to tangos, renaissance to modern, Japanese to Irish, and much more.
Brad is a world touring drummer, technician, teacher, writer, and consultant based out of Cape Cod. People know Brad for his ability to play and teach all genres f music. Whether it’s Jazz, Orchestral, Rock, Pop, Marching or anything in between, Brad will help show you the way!
Brad has a strong passion for sharing the gift of music. As the percussion caption head, technician, composer, and consultant for Falmouth High School and Stoughton High School, he is constantly keeping up to date with the younger generations in order to give his students the edge most cannot give.
As a Berklee College of Music graduate, Brad carries the knowledge and expertise handed down by the greatest drummers and musicians in the world. He is an excellent resource and teacher with a wide range of teaching techniques that will provide his students with the best possible tools to succeed!
You can view more information at: www.BradConant.com