Staff Directory

Brandon Yahn


Senior Symphony Orchestra Manager

Brandon Yahn is a Milwaukee-area music educator and professional horn player. He graduated with high honors from the University of Minnesota with degrees in Music Education and Horn Performance. Brandon is currently Director of Bands at Silverbrook Intermediate School in West Bend, where he directs all aspects of fifth and sixth grade beginning band, fourth grade recruitment, and instrument selection. Brandon previously taught at West Bend High School and Badger Middle School, and his bands have performed in London, the Wisconsin State Capitol, and Milwaukee Admirals games. He is a member of the Wisconsin Youth Band Directors Association, is a Wisconsin School Music Association adjudicator, and maintains a private lesson studio. Brandon joined the MYSO staff as Senior Symphony Orchestra Manager in 2017.

In addition to teaching, Brandon is an active freelance horn player. He is Principal Horn and Operations Director of Festival City Symphony in Milwaukee, WI. Brandon has also performed with the Wisconsin Philharmonic, Kenosha Symphony Orchestra, and Oshkosh Symphony Orchestra, and previously held the position of Assistant Principal Horn with the Mankato Symphony Orchestra in Mankato, MN.