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Brody McDonald is the director of choirs at Kettering Fairmont High School in Kettering, Ohio. His choirs consistently receive the highest rating at OMEA adjudicated events, and have performed regularly at OMEA, ACDA Central Division and ACDA National conferences. In addition, they have performed with international artists such as Kenny Rogers, LeAnn Rimes, The Beach Boys, Kenny Loggins, and The Texas Boy’s Choir.

Brody is at the forefront of the high school a cappella movement, serving as a contributor to the Contemporary A Cappella Society of America and as a nominator/judge for the Contemporary A Cappella Recording Association (CARA). He has presented at numerous educational conferences on pop a cappella in the high school, and regularly lectures on the topic for ACDA chapters throughout the Midwest.

​Brody is a graduate of Bowling Green State University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in music education and a master’s degree in choral conducting. He is an experienced barbershopper who sang in an international champion college quartet, a top-20 open class quartet, and in a bronze-medal chorus. He has been named one of Choral Director magazine’s Choral Directors of Note.

2 comments to About

  • Paul Pampinella  says:

    Would love to talk about my group, Five O’clock Shadow, coming to do clinics and a performance.

    • brodymcd  says:

      Paul – hit me at brody.mcdonald@ketteringschools.org with links to promo material and I’ll keep you on file for when we select groups. If you are ever going to be near Dayton anyway, also hit me up. I love grabbing tag-on concerts.

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