Drew Bradley is a native of McDonough, GA and holds a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from Jacksonville State University. Currently, he serves as a Graduate Teaching Assistant at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado, where he is pursuing a Master’s Degree in Trumpet Performance.
Formerly, he served as the Director of Choral Activities and Assistant Band Director for Phenix City Schools and Choir Director at Daphne High School where he also taught Beginning and Advanced Piano. Drew was on the brass staff at Atlanta CV Drum and Bugle Corps for two years and is so excited to continue working in the marching arts in his second year with the Madison Scouts.
After graduating from Ola High School, he was contracted as a marching member of the 2015 Spirit of Atlanta Drum and Bugle Corps. There, Drew performed as a featured soloist on trumpet and flugelhorn. He also took part in an Independent Winds Group,: Omega Winds, where he marched mellophone.
At Jacksonville State University, Drew studied Trumpet (Dr. Chris Probst), Voice (Dr. Nathan Wight), Production (Dr. James Woodward) and Piano (Dr. Myrtice Collins). He served as Section Leader and Featured Soloist of the Chamber Singers, A Capella Choir, Men’s Choir, Chamber Winds, HARDCORPS!, and Marching Southerners. As an undergraduate student, he helped found the Scholarship-awarded Brass Quintet; Mountain Street Brass and started a Private Studio teaching Trumpet and Voice lessons.
In addition to working in Phenix City, Daphne and with Atlanta CV, Drew served as a consultant for workshops, camps, and auditions at a number of High School Programs in Alabama, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Georgia.
Currently a member of a number of Professional Organizations including National Association for Music Education, American Choral DIrectors Association, International Trumpet Guild, and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity, Drew considers himself a lifelong learner devoted to keeping music in our schools and communities!