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Bryan English - Biography

Bryan English holds degrees from Texas Christian University and the University of North Texas, where he received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree. His training as a conductor includes the Royal Northern College of Music and lessons with David Amram, former Composer-in-Residence for the New York Philharmonic under Leonard Bernstein.


Dr. English has produced symphonic music for television, including soundtracks for the Starz network, broadcasts for the Loveworld USA network, and PBS specials. He also composes & produces ​soundtracks for the award-winning series How It Should Have Ended.


He has appeared as guest conductor/music director for the Houston Symphony, the Detroit Symphony, the Buffalo Philharmonic, the Phoenix Symphony, the Mississippi Symphony, the Missouri Symphony, the Shreveport Symphony, the Toledo Symphony, the Pacific Symphony​, the Northeast Orchestra, the DFW Pops, the Yakima Symphony, the Worcester Symphony, and the Fort Worth Symphony.

His performing credits include Willie Nelson, George Strait's band, The Roots, Erykah Baduh, Chaka Khan, Robert Glasper, Wyclef Jean, the Dallas Wind Symphony, Martha Wash, Maria Schneider, Chris Brubeck, ​the Shelley Carrol Big Band, ​the Blues Brothers horn section, the Texas Wind Symphony, the San Angelo Symphony, and the Fort Worth Symphony.

Dr. English is the conductor/music director for "A Symphonic Tribute to Elvis,"​ Brian Duprey's "Symphonic Sinatra," "Bollywood & Beyond," "Rhapsody on Broadway," "LedZAerial Symphony," Dave Alexander's "The Spirit of the West," the Studio B Orchestra, the Avant Chamber Ballet, "Swingtown Music's Tribute to Sinatra and Karen Carpenter," "Symphony of Kings" (featuring 3 Vegas headliners), and the Tarrant County Orchestra.

American Family Concerts

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