Brian Seemann is in his first year with Virginia Bronze. He is also the handbell director at Our Savior’s Way Lutheran Church in Ashburn, an assistant handbell instructor at The Potomac School, McLean, and in his second year as music director for the New England Ringers. From 2013 to 2017, he was the artistic director and conductor of the Philadelphia Handbell Ensemble.
In his time away from handbells, Brian is heavily involved in other aspects of performing arts. He works part-time for Design Foundry, an event design and scenic company, for whom he helps run events such as the Cherry Blossom Festival and the Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade. Brian spent four summers marching with the Jersey Surf and Boston Crusaders Drum and Bugle Corps, and is currently on staff for the McLean High School Marching Band.
Brian began ringing in grade school with the youth handbell choir at Whitehouse United Methodist Church in Readington, New Jersey. He studied composition at The Boston Conservatory before returning to Philadelphia and majoring in urban planning at Temple University. Brian lives in Leesburg, VA.