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Brian Baxter is a musician and orchestra manager who composes music inspired by family, place, and poetry. He writes primarily chamber, orchestral, and vocal music. Brian has released two albums including Roots Run Deep featuring the Chicago Q Ensemble with Angela Tomasino in 2016 and Book of Drum in 2014.

Brian resides in the Quad Cities (IA – IL) on the banks of the Mississippi River and serves as Executive Director for the Quad City Symphony Orchestra located in Davenport, Iowa.  Previously, he co-founded the Chicago Composers Orchestra and served as CCO’s Board of Director’s President for nearly eight years and worked for the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras for nearly ten years.

[Artwork by Alex Mitchell]