Brian Hartman has served as a choral music educator for twenty-three years, the last thirteen at Liberty North High School in Liberty, Missouri. Throughout his tenure, Mr. Hartman has enjoyed performances as a singer, conductor, and adjudicator across the United States and abroad. His choirs have consistently received the highest ratings at festivals and competitions at local and international events. Mr. Hartman is active in music education organizations having served in numerous roles with the Kansas City Metro District, MCDA, SWACDA, and Missouri Music Educators Association, serving as President for the 2022-2024 term. He holds degrees from Wichita State University (BME), University of Missouri-Columbia (MM), and Northwest Missouri State University (EdS). He credits his family for being his motivation and enjoys anything that includes spending time with his wife, Laura, children, Cami and Barrett, and their dog, Lloyd.