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Bryen Warfield
Bryen Warfield




Bryen currently serves as the Assistant Conductor of the Circle City Orchestra in Indianapolis, IN, and has conducted orchestras and bands throughout the United States and Canada, including the Windsor Symphony Orchestra (C.A.), Yakima Symphony Orchestra (W.A.), Philharmonic Orchestral of Indianapolis (IN), Fort Wayne Philharmonic Players Association (IN), and the Old Crown Brass Band (IN).

Bryen Warfield’s fervent advocacy for music education and its transformative role in developing the whole child is truly inspiring. He has assisted and led highly successful band and orchestral programs in Indiana (Whiteland Community H.S., Homestead H.S., Shortridge IB H.S.). Many of Bryen’s ensembles have been honored, awarded, and recognized locally, state, and nationally. At Homestead High School, the Symphony Orchestra was invited to perform as a featured ensemble at the 2020 Indiana Music Educators Association Professional Development Conference. The Homestead Wind Ensemble was one of the consortium members for Brian Balmage’s “Love and Light,” Timothy Mahr’s “Urgent Voices,” and Parker Long’s “Symphony No. 1”. Bryen’s active career in the pageantry arts as an adjudicator, educator, and clinician for high schools, colleges, and drum corps nationwide is a testament to his unwavering commitment. He is the Brass Co-Caption Head of the Sacramento Mandarins Drum and Bugle Corps. Before that, he worked with the brass teams of the Bluecoats, Santa Clara Vanguard, Columbus Saints, and Cincinnati Tradition.

He earned his Bachelor of Music in Tuba Performance from the University of Louisville, studying under the guidance of esteemed professors John Jones, Darryl Johnson, and Kimcherie Lloyd. He further honed his skills and knowledge by pursuing a Master of Music in Wind Conducting from Ohio State University, where he was mentored by Dr. Russel Mikkelson and Dr. Scott A. Jones.