Choir

Choir

About Mr. Brake

Mr. Brake is in his first year of teaching music at Arcadia Local Schools. Mr. Brake teaches K-3, 5 general music and directs the High School, Middle School, and Elementary Choirs.

Prior to teaching at Arcadia, Mr. Brake was the K-12 music teacher and band director at St. Wendelin Catholic School in Fostoria from 2013 until the spring of 2017.

Mr. Brake received his Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from Bluffton University in 2012. While attending Bluffton University, Mr. Brake was a member of the jazz ensemble, concert band, Accent! men’s chorus, Camerata Singers, percussion ensemble, and Brass Society. Mr. Brake was the Audience’s Choice winner of the 2011 Bluffton University Young Artists Competition. Additionally, Mr. Brake studied musical composition and had one of his piano pieces debuted at Steinway Hall at New York City.

 
High School Concert Choir
OMEA State Large Group Ratings

2006 - District I   State I - Class C
2008 - District I   State II - Class C
2009 - District I   State II - Class C
2010 - District I   State I - Class C
2011 - District I   State I - Class C
2012 - District I   State I - Class C
2013 - District I   State I - Class C
2014 - District I   State I - Class B
2015 - District I   State I - Class C 
2016-  District I   State I - Class C 
2017 - District II - Class C 
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