Candidates

Candidate

Mr. Brian McKinley Stratton

Declared for: National President

Personal Information

Residency:

Fort Worth, Texas

Initiating Chapter:

Delta Omega (Southeastern Louisiana University)

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Leadership Roles Held:
  • Chapter President
  • Chapter Vice-President
  • Chapter Secretary
  • Fraternity Education Officer
  • Collegiate Province Representative
  • Province Governor
  • National Vice-President
  • National Collegiate Representative
Reason for Joining Sinfonia:

To be a member of an organization to enjoyed music and fun. I found both, and in the process, I experience a lifelong journey in Brotherhood,

Professional & Qualifying Information

Education:
Educational Institution Degree Area of Study Year Received
Loyola University, New Orleans BM Vocal Music/Woodwinds 1988
Current Employer:

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia

Current Job:

Director of Musical Activities

Weekly Employment Hours:

40 Hours per Week

Achievements/Awards/Honors:
Award/Achievement Associated Organization/Company Year Received
Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Metropolitan Opera, NYC 1988
Moses Hogan Chorale/Singers 1985-2003
Glenn Drapers Singers/Lake Junaluska Singers 1988-2000
Billy Graham Crusade/Russia 1991

Candidacy Information

Office Sought:

National President

Vision for Sinfonia:

To establish Sinfonia as leader in music, diversity, education, and Brotherhood. This goal MUST be obvious to the entire world.

Why Are You Running:

Sinfonia must take its place in our society as a Music leader and promoter of the best in humanity. I am confident that it is my time to take on the leadership role and move our organization forward in every way.

Qualifications for Office:

40+ years of dedicated service to the Fraternity on numerous levels
45 years of musical performance/education nationally and internationally
A understanding of diverse musical genres, styles, ethnic cultures, performances
Meeting other leaders of organization in music and other disciplines

Do You Have Strategic/Financial Planning Oversight Experience:

Yes

Strategic/Financial Planning Experience:

Planning for several National Conventions/institutes/province workshop
Organizing musical ensembles, large performance groups

Do You Have Experience with Large Budgets:

No