Music Theory, Musicianship, Composition, Department Chair
Born and raised in Ohio, Brian Driscoll earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in music composition from California Institute of the Arts, and Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in organ performance from UCLA. In the years following his graduation from CalArts, he built a thriving private piano teaching studio. Professor Driscoll began at Santa Monica College in 2008 and joined the faculty full-time in Fall 2014. Before his full-time appointment at SMC, he was the director of music at an Episcopal church where he led five choirs, curated a popular concert series, and directed a community chamber choir. Professor Driscoll served as the president of the board of directors of Elemental Music, was a founder and board member of Red Door Vineyard, and served on the board of the Association of Anglican Musicians.