Brett Robison
Assistant Professor|Director of Recruitment


Dr. Brett Robison is an Assistant Professor of Music at Viterbo University where he conducts the Concert Choir, 9th Street Singers, and Rose Chorale. He also teaches conducting, choral methods, and serves as the Artistic Director for the annual A Viterbo Christmas concerts.

Dr. Robison has conducted choirs and orchestras of all ages and ability levels for the past twenty years. As a choral conductor, he also served on the faculties of Waldorf University and Upper Iowa University. As a public school music educator, he taught in Iowa, Minnesota, and Arizona where his ensembles consistently received superior ratings. Dr. Robison continues to be in demand as a clinician and festival conductor for choirs and orchestras around the country.

As a church musician, Dr. Robison has served congregations throughout the Midwest, New Mexico, and Arizona.  He currently serves as the Director of Music and Collaboration at Decorah United Church of Christ in Decorah, IA. He also co-founded the music nonprofit organization, Scottsdale Musical Arts and served as the Artistic and Executive director. He created and directed the youth symphony and adult orchestra programs.

Dr. Robison’s education includes a Bachelor of Arts in music from Luther College, a Master of Music in conducting from the University of New Mexico, and a Doctor of Musical Arts in choral conducting from the University of Arizona.  His teachers and mentors include Bruce Chamberlain, Elizabeth Schauer, Bradley Ellingboe, Weston Noble, Timothy Peter, Donald Hamann, and Richard Nace. Brett Robison lives in Decorah, IA with his wife, Jennaya, and his three children, Elise, Grace and Benjamin.