Brent Holl

  • Adjunct in Music Education
  • Orff Schulwerk

Brent Holl has been an adjunct professor in Music Education at VCU, specializing in Orff Schulwerk, since 2007. He taught middle school general music and choir in Augusta County, Virginia for 33 years. Holding a B. S. from Bridgewater College and Master of Music Education from James Madison University, as well as Master Level Orff Schulwerk Certification, he is active at the national level as clinician and consultant in the areas of Music Education, children’s choirs, and Orff Schulwerk.

Brent Holl has served as guest director for the All City Elementary and Junior High Choirs of New Orleans; District V Junior High Regional Chorus in Virginia; the District XIII Elementary Choir in Spotsylvania, Virginia, Hanover, and Campbell County All County Elementary Choir events; the Williamsburg Elementary Choral Festival; the Warren County All County Junior High Choir, the Roanoke City Junior High Choir and the Albemarle County All County Elementary Choir.

Mr. Holl was the director of the Stewart Orff Ensemble, the eighth grade general music class at Stewart Middle School, in Fort Defiance, Virginia, from 1992 through 2006. The ensemble performed at the Virginia Music Educators Conference in 1992 and 1996, at James Madison University’s “Mallet Madness” in 1997, for the opening in-service session for the teachers of Augusta County, Waynesboro, and Staunton, Virginia, in 1998, for the opening session at the American Orff Schulwerk National Conference in 1998, at Arts in the Park in Staunton, Va in 2004 and 2006, performed in March 2000 at the National MENC conference in Washington
D. C., and was invited to perform at the National Association of Middle Schools national conference in 2001.