Kayson Brown is a passionate music educator whose primary goal is to inspire audiences and the young musicians he directs. As the founder of the Lyceum Music Festival and director of the American Heritage Lyceum Orchestras Program, he oversees five youth orchestras and a nationally significant summer music festival. In all these endeavors, Kayson seeks to connect talented young musicians with their professional counterparts and has succeeded in creating programs that consistently attract large audiences to meaningful concerts that serve a purpose beyond financial gain or mere entertainment.
Kayson Brown has produced, conducted, orchestrated and arranged multiple albums both independently and with the Lyceum Philharmonic. He co-wrote with The Piano Guys the Beethoven’s 5 Secrets single that ranked No. 1 on the iTunes Classical Charts. He has been recognized by Best of State Utah and American String Teachers Association as one of the leading music educators in the nation.
Kayson holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Cello Performance from the University of Utah and a Master’s Degree in Orchestral Conducting from Brigham Young University where he served as conducting faculty. He has more than 10 years’ experience conducting 25+ symphony orchestras including professional, university, community, and educational orchestras.