Kern Brantley – 18/19 Artist in Residence

We are pleased to have Kern Brantley as our 2018/19 Artist in Residence! As a bass player and musical director, Kern has worked with artists like Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Mary J Blige, Puff Daddy & The Bad Boy Family, David Foster, Jeezy, Ne-Yo, Brandy, Ciara, Chris Brown, Destiny’s Child, Lil Wayne, Faith Evans, R. Kelly, Ginuwine, Salt N Pepa, 112, Boys II Men, Blackstreet, New Kids on the Block, Aaliyah, and many more. He has performed in over 2,000 live shows, including 20+ concert tours. He has 50+ TV appearances including the Grammys, Oscars, The Tonight Show, Late Night with David Letterman, Ellen, Oprah, SNL, and more. He has over 100 recording credits that include Grammy-winning and multi-platinum selling albums. He brings a wealth of experience to our students during masterclasses and in-class visits throughout the year.