Associate Professor of Music; Department Chair of Music; Director of Keyboard Studies
Brad Nix currently serves as Associate Professor of Piano and Music Department Chair at Sterling College, located in Sterling, KS. His responsibilities include overseeing the department, teaching applied and group piano, music theory, aural skills, and arranging. He has also taught music appreciation, music history, piano literature, and piano pedagogy.
Brad received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Piano Performance from the University of Colorado at Boulder. His primary teachers include David Watkins, Geoffrey Haydon, and Andrew Cooperstock. Brad remains an active recitalist, pedagogue, and freelance pianist. He also makes frequent appearances as an adjudicator for local and statement piano competitions.
As a composer and arranger, Brad has written for several major publishing companies and has dozens of pieces in print. In addition, many of his pieces have been awarded Editor's Choice designations. His principal composition teachers include Mark Hayes and Joseph Martin.
D.M.A. degree in Piano Performance from the University of Colorado