Artistic Director and Conductor

Bradley Kauffman is a conductor, composer, writer, and teacher who works to center historically marginalized voices. He was the project director and general editor for Voices Together (MennoMedia, 2020), a new hymnal for congregations in Mennonite Church USA and Mennonite Church Canada. Community singing has been an animating force throughout Bradley’s life. Innovative programming, artistic acuity, and humor are hallmarks of his work, drawing singers together to shape memorable performances.

Bradley earned degrees from Goshen College, where he studied with Doyle Preheim, and the University of Iowa under the mentorship of Timothy Stalter. He has lived and worked in Iowa, Kansas, Ohio, and Indiana. In demand as a guest conductor, Bradley has conducted Muse (Cincinnati’s Women’s Choir), the Reno County Choral Society (Kansas), as well as numerous high school festivals. He led the Hesston College (Kansas) Bel Canto Singers on domestic tours spanning 24 states and he conducted 4 European tours during his time in Kansas.

Bradley teaches vocal music at Bethany Christian Schools. He lives in Goshen’s Shanklin Millrace neighborhood with his spouse, Renee Kanagy, and their children, Lucca and Rowan.