Brandi Rose  |  Program Director
Phone: (301) 255-0103
Fax: (301) 230-0411

Brandi Rose is AFTA’s Program Director, implementing and developing curricula, and managing AFTA’s artistic faculty and mission programs throughout the Washington Metropolitan community. Among her achievements, Brandi established a Teaching Artist Institute that provides professional development to our faculty, published the book What We Saw Today featuring work by senior artists, and produced AFTA’s first commercial gallery exhibition, Dream Ship, at the Joan Hisaoka Gallery in 2015. She has made field presentations for the National Center for Creative Aging (NCCA), the D.C. Healthcare Association, and the Maryland Gerontological Association. Career highlights include those with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington National Opera, Smithsonian Associates, and in Chicago with CAPE (Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education) and Storycatchers Theatre.  Brandi holds a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Music Education from James Madison University, and a Masters in Arts Management specializing in Arts in Youth and Community Development from Columbia College Chicago. She balances arts administration with her love for singing as a member of D.C.’s all female a cappella group Capital Blend.