Whitney Brainard

Whitney Brainard serves as the Middle School Band Director at Sparta Area Schools, near Grand Rapids, Michigan. She provides beginning to intermediate level band instruction, and also assists with the competitive high school marching band. Ms. Brainard received her Master of Arts in Band Conducting from the American Band College of Sam Houston State University in Ashland, Oregon. While at ABC, her project entitled “Woodwind Double Agent” was published in the July 2016 edition of Bandworld Magazine. Ms. Brainard earned her Bachelor of Music degree from Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan. She is currently working toward her PhD in Music Education at Oakland University,