Music Education Student Undergraduate Research Fund Mentorship
"What makes Professor Coffill a great mentor is that he was always there to help me if I needed it, but he also pushed me to figure things out on my own. He encouraged me to trust my intelligence and judgment, which boosted my confidence as a researcher."
Research Presentation at
National Baseball Hall of Fame
"Baseball and the Wind Band" was presented at the Baseball Hall of Fame's 31st Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture.
The Randolph-Macon Ensemble Commissions Composer Omar Thomas
Brian Coffill and the Randolph Macon Ensemble have joined a consortium to commission Omar Thomas for an arrangement of Shenandoah.
The Randolph-Macon Ensemble Commissions Composer Michael Gandolfi
Brian Coffill and the Randolph Macon Ensemble have joined a consortium to commission Michael Gandolfi for a flexible-instrumentation arrangement of Vientos y Tangos.
National Semi-Finalist for Conducting Prize
Brian Coffill has been selected as a national semi-finalist for the 2019-2020 Vytautas Marijosius Memorial Award for Orchestral Programming. He was previously honored as a national finalist for the 2018-2019 Ernst Bacon Memorial Award for the Performance of American Music.