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Meet Brian Konzelman

His experience in the music and recording industry spans fifty years of writing, performing, recording, and producing music that has touched the lives of millions.

EARLY ROOTS..... A violin as a Christmas gift at age 5 ignited Brian's passion for music that led to years of classical as well as contemporary music training. At thirteen, Brian was performing on TV as a guitarist with THE BUMBLE BEATS. 1965-1970 found him busy writing, performing and recording contemporary music for custom records, the theater and television, as well as touring and recording with THE NEW JAZZ ENSEMBLE. Classical music was a natural for Brian as well, and he performed as a symphony violinist and concertmaster, toured as a solo violinist, as well as composing and guest conducting his own orchestral scores.

The 1970s - Ten years of touring, headlining concerts coast-to-coast in the US, Europe, and around the world.

1970-1980..... Brian and his wife, Sherry, spent 10 years full-time touring coast-to-coast and internationally with their band, and recording 6 internationally released record albums. In those very early days of what is now known as Contemporary Christian Music, Brian was with THE NEW CREATION SINGERS, one of the first SPARROW RECORDS artists along with Barry McGuire. The New Creation Singers are credited as the first internationally known contemporary praise and worship music group.


During those busy years, Brian headlined concerts with Christian music legends B.J. THOMAS, ANDRE CROUCH, KEITH GREEN, PAT BOONE, 2ND CHAPTER OF ACTS, and hosts of other artists. International record sales led to multiple concert tours including England, Wales, Belgium, Holland, Switzerland, Sweden, Austria, US military bases in Germany, and at the 1972 OLYMPIC GAMES in Munich, Germany.

1975-1976 was a year-long worldwide concert and record promotion tour with appearances in Britain, Europe, Israel, Iran, New Zealand, Singapore, Japan, and Hawaii. In 1977 an artist/producer contract with SPARROW RECORDS followed, and Brian began to branch out as producer and writer for other artists.

Grammy winning Audio engineer for The Beatles, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Abbey Road, Revolver, Geoff Emerick visiting with Brian

Alan Parsons with Brian, RanchStudioGrammy Award winner Alan Parsons ( Pink Floyd, Beatles, Alan Parsons Project, ) visiting with Brian

Brian with Kurt Kaiser and Bev SheaBrian producing the moments project with Grammy winner George Beverly Shea and Kurt Kaiser.


1980 Brian expanded his involvement in audio production, designing and building three recording studios, and producing recordings for a wide variety of clients. In addition to his record album and music productions, Brian has produced award-winning radio ads, TV and film soundtracks, and/or multimedia sound for clients including AMY GRANT⋅ B.J. THOMAS⋅ BILLY PRESTON⋅ BIG RED⋅ BILLY GRAHAM⋅ DELTA AIRLINES⋅ MICHAEL W. SMITH⋅ PRESIDENT RONALD REAGAN⋅ SANDY PATTI⋅ CHUCK SWINDOLL⋅ WAYNE WATSON⋅ WORD RECORDS⋅ MARANATHA RECORDS⋅ STARSONG RECORDS⋅ SPARROW RECORDS⋅ DION⋅ JAMES DOBSON⋅ CARMAN⋅ THE IMPERIALS⋅ JOE ENGLISH⋅ JACK LALANE⋅ AMERICAN RED CROSS...... He produced albums and film soundtracks with KURT KAISER and KNB MUSIC , including the MOMENTS project with GRAMMY AWARD WINNER GEORGE BEVERLY SHEA , and the 11 film - 60 episode network series SCENIC WONDER BIBLE.

SOUND MAN, SOUND DESIGNER and AUDIO CONSULTANT..... Brian has engineered sound systems for venues ranging from arenas to churches to outdoor festivals, and engineered live sound systems for a wide variety of artists including THREE DOG NIGHT ⋅ LEON RUSSELL⋅ ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL⋅ 38 SPECIAL⋅ JOHNNY GIMBLE⋅ B J THOMAS⋅ LARRY CARLTON⋅ MICHAEL MARTIN MURPHY⋅ DON MCLEAN⋅ NICKEL CREEK⋅ TOMMY EMMANUEL⋅ JOSE FELICIANO⋅ RICKY SKAGGS⋅ KEITH GREENE⋅ WAYNE WATSON⋅ MONTY MONTGOMERY⋅ GARY P NUNN⋅ MARCIA BALL....

Brian and Rupert NeveRupert Neve, audio designer visiting with Brian, planning a new recording studio installation.

With Bruce Swedien, grammy winning producer/engineer for Michael Jackson, Quincy Jones, Paul McCartney

VOLUNTEER.....Working with numerous organizations, Brian has been providing hands-on training and support for indigenous language tribes, radio broadcasts, ethnic music recording, and audio bible translation in Central and South America, Guatemala, Honduras, Peru, Columbia, Bolivia, the Amazon jungle and the Andies mountain regions, training and helping with the design and construction of recording facilities. CLICK HERE to see an article about his travels.....

Amazon river Peru
Amazon river Peru
Brian teaching audio Honduras 2
Honduras teaching
Brian Guatemala
Radio Central America
Leticia Columbia Amazon
Columbia Amazon


For over 40 years, Brian has been active in the area of audio education. After having designed and taught audio technology courses for Baylor University, Brian moved on to help build the fully accredited Audio Technology Program at McLennan Community College, where he is a Professor of Audio Technology. He teaches a two-year associate degree program in the Music Industry Careers state-of-the-art digital recording facilities and laboratory. Brian has appeared in the pages of MIX magazine, RECORDING ENGINEER PRODUCER magazine, ELECTRONIC MUSICIAN magazine. His graduate students include many Gold Album Award Recipients, Grammy winners, Emmy award winners, studio owners, producers, audio engineers, and record executives. CLICK HERE to read more about the music program and it's graduates.

Brian MCC students

Chip and Jo Gaines with Brian, recording another project at RanchStudio


These days, Brian is busier than ever writing, arranging, recording and producing music, teaching at the college, traveling to exotic locations to build studios and teach engineering, and managing the publishing concerns of Seasonings Music and KNB Music Inc. He is a Certified Personal Trainer, has taught fitness classes and physical training for the police academy, teaches firearms safety, and actually believes that he will someday decide what he wants to be when he grows up....

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