Brady with daughters and wife Carol Ann

Dr. Brady Allred conducts the 5th movement of Dan Forrest's "Jubilate Deo." The combined choirs of the Salt Lake Choral Artists performed this 7-movement work on October 15, 2016 in Libby Gardner Concert Hall, Salt Lake City, UT, USA. Brady's wife, Carol Ann Allred-Soprano


Brady R. Allred
Artistic director and Conductor of the Salt Lake Choral Artists

Lineage:  Brady, Freddy, Leslie, Alvin, Isaac Morley, Isaac, William, Thomas, Solomon born 1680 Lancashire, England

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Dr. Brady Allred is Artistic Director and Conductor of the Salt Lake Choral Artists, an organization of seven choral ensembles. Honored as “one of Utah’s Top 25 Cultural Power Brokers,” he has guest conducted, adjudicated, and given master classes throughout Europe, Asia, South America and the Middle East. He is a winner of the European Grand Prix, two First Prizes and the Conductors Prize at the Marktoberdorf International Chamber Choir Competition, and holds MM and DMA degrees in conducting from the Eastman School of Music. Prior to his full-time appointment as Artistic Director of SLCA, Dr. Allred was a Professor at the University of Utah and Duquesne University, Conductor of the Butler Symphony Orchestra, the Bach Choir of Pittsburgh, and a singer with the Robert Shaw Festival Singers and Oregon Bach Festival Chorus.

Under his direction the Salt Lake Choral Artists, a community choir of 200 singers, has achieved critical acclaim for their innovative concerts and Summer Choral Institute program. Formerly Professor of Music and Director of Choral Studies at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, and the first recipient of the Ellen Neilson Barnes Presidential Endowed Chair for Choral Studies at the University of Utah, Dr. Allred was recently selected by The Salt Lake Tribune as one of Utah's Top 25 Cultural Power Brokers.

Dr. Allred earned his Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts in Conducting degrees from the Eastman School of Music, and his Bachelor of Music degree in Theory/Composition and Flute Performance from Brigham Young University. He and his wife, soprano Carol Ann Allred, have traveled and performed extensively as Artistic Ambassadors for the United States Information Agency. They have four daughters and make their home in Salt Lake City, Utah.