Christopher Bradford is a Utah-based composer who has received widespread acclaim. By age 22, Bradford had works premiered in countries around the world and his pieces are regularly performed by top groups. He keeps a busy commission schedule, writing for a wide gamut of instrumentation.
In 2018, the University of Utah Chamber Choir premiered two of Bradford's works at the China International Choral Festival of 2018 in Beijing. The Chamber Choir also gave a stunning performance at National Taiwan Concert Hall in Taipei, Taiwan. In 2019 the National Flute Association commissioned Bradford to write a piece for flute duo and piano will and was premiered at the NFA National Conference of 2019. The Utah Symphony will be performing Bradford's Carols in December 2019.
Bradford is an equally accomplished percussionist who frequently plays and records his own works. In 2019 he took part in performing the "Ignis" marimba quartet at PASIC in Indianapolis, IN. He is well oriented as a composer of percussion and was selected as one of the winners of Portland Percussion Group's Call for Scores in 2016.
Bradford is currently pursuing a BMus from the University of Utah as a Percussion Performance Major. His works are available at christopherbradfordmusic.com.