Southeast Missouri State University

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Brandon Christensen 

Applied Violin and Viola

Office: Seminary  260
Southeast Missouri State University
One University Plaza
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701


Brandon Christensen completed the doctor of musical arts degree from Stony-Brook University in New York in December, 2002, where he studied violin with Mitchell Stern and Baroque performance practice with harpsichordist Arthur Haas. He joined the faculty of Southeast Missouri State University in the fall of 2002 where he is currently an Assistant Professor. Before moving to Missouri, Dr. Christensen was a visiting professor of violin and viola at Dickinson College, and a member of the artist-faculty at the Pennsylvania Academy of Music in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.  He has performed as a recitalist and chamber musician throughout the United States as a former member of the West-End Chamber Ensemble, and was a chamber music fellow at the Banff summer festival as a member of the Stony-Brook graduate piano trio.

He maintains a vigorous concert schedule and in recent seasons he has performed regularly throughout the region, as well as in Italy, Finland, and China.  In addition to his teaching duties at Southeast he maintains active private studios in both Cape Giradeau and St. Louis.  Dr. Christensen is the founder and artistic of the "Chamber Music Sundays at Three" concert series in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

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Office Phone: (573) 651-2346