Howard County Public Schools
Colin O’Bryan has been an educator in Howard County Public Schools since 2000. A graduate of the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University with a degree in Double Bass Performance, Mr. O’Bryan has previously been the Orchestra Director at Atholton, Howard, and Mount Hebron High Schools in Howard County Maryland. He is currently the Orchestra Director at Reservoir High School, where he also teaches Music Theory I and Theory II AP. In addition, Mr. O’Bryan has served as Director of the Howard County Gifted and Talented Orchestra, Howard County Repertory Orchestra, Baltimore County Middle School GT Orchestra and the Southern Maryland All County Orchestra. Mr. O’Bryan also served on the review and appointment panel for the position of Conductor for the Baltimore Symphony Youth Orchestra. As a bassist, Mr. O’Bryan has served as a clinician with the Maryland Youth Symphony Orchestra, the Greater Baltimore Youth Orchestra, and the New York String Teachers Association Summer String Institute at Ithaca College. He has also been an adjudicator for various county and state festivals and assessments. Colin has been a part of Bassworks since its inception, and serves as director of one of its many chamber groups.