Terry's Kids Vocal Program
Terry's Kids Vocal program is designed to help Vocalists in the studio as well as live performance.
Mr. Brett Strader will conduct and direct the Terry's Kids Vocal Program.
Mr. Strader is a Master at working with aspiring Vocalists.
Mr. Strader is the head of Music Ministries at the Lafayette Orinda Presbyterian Church, where he leads the 80-voice Choir and Orchestra. Brett has been music director for several congregations, notably the Crystal Cathedral and the Hour of Power where he performed on international television with such diverse artists as Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith, Twila Paris, David Foster, and Sir James Galway.
He is currently Musical Director of the Sun Valley Opera (Idaho) and Artistic Director for The Sing For America Foundation in San Francisco. He has conducted throughout Europe and North America and in 2009 made his Oceanic debut with the Sydney Lyric Orchestra. He is a frequent guest conductor for Lamplighters Musical Theater.
A lifelong pianist, Mr. Strader maintains an active career as a coach-accompanist, specializing in both chamber and vocal music. He has taught at Cal State Fullerton, American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco State, and Biola University. Brett plays nuevotango in the group Bay Area ensemble Montango. He holds a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from Biola University and a Master of Music in Conducting from San Francisco State University.