Conservatory of Music & Dance

Bradley vanMiddelkoop


As one of Medicine Hat’s 2014 Top 50 Under 50, Bradley has for been an energetic and dynamic addition of to the Medicine Hat College Conservatory of Music and Dance. Since 2008, Bradley has been the director of the MHC Girls’ Choir, Children’s Choir and Adult Choir. Under his direction these groups have continuously brought audiences highly entertaining and accessible performances. All three ensembles were involved in the North American Premiere of Alexander LeStrange’s “Ahoy! Sing for the Mary Rose!” in the spring of 2014 with Bradley at the podium. His enthusiasm for travel has helped bring the MHC Girls’ Choir around the world to Scotland, Wales, Britain, Cuba, Ottawa, France and the Netherlands.

Bradley graduated with his Bachelor of Arts in Music with High Distinction from Concordia University College of Alberta in 2005. He then received the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada scholarship and completed his Masters in Choral Conducting from the University of Calgary in 2007, followed by a Bachelor of Education with Distinction from the University of Alberta in 2012.  

When he’s not teaching at the Conservatory, Bradley is a full-time teacher at St. Mary’s Junior High where he teaches humanities and concert band. Because of his commitment and dedication, he received the prestigious Edwin Parr Award in 2013 for being an outstanding first-year teacher in the province of Alberta. Bradley is a lively, energetic individual whose personality and musical talents are inspiring to those who meet him.

Please note: Brad is on leave for the 2018-2019 academic year.