Brian Nelson is a contemporary classical American composer of serious concert music, symphonic music, chamber music, choral music and art songs. Nelson works as a professional composer, accepting commissions for any instrumental or choral combination. His music is available through Nelson Musical Creations in Madison, Wisconsin.
Brian Nelson was born in Madison, Wisconsin in 1967. He received his Bachelor of Composition from the University of Michigan in 1990 and is currently completing a Masters Degree in Composition at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He is a prolific composer of sacred music as well as chamber and orchestral works. Recent commissions include Tabernaculae Dei (SSAA), How Lonely Sits the City for solo tenor, Psalm 100 (SATB, Recorder & Pno), Lyric for Solo Piano, and Just Yesterday for Soprano and Piano. Brian is a committed Christian and is known for his cheerful, professional approach. He is seeking opportunities to compose music in any idiom or level of difficulty. He works well with professionals, amateurs and young people and feels a particularly strong commitment to local cultural life.