Russell Milburn is probably best known in Bozeman as the Choir Director of First Presbyterian Church and as the immediate past Choral Conductor of the Bozeman Symphonic Choir. A native of Montana, Russ was a music student at MSU for two years before going to the Lemmens Institute of Music and Drama in Leuven, Belgium where he received his Masters of Vocal Performance.  Russ runs a private voice studio in Bozeman and has held a number of professional solo positions and choral conducting positions over the last 20 years, including Chorus Master of the Intermountain Opera in 2008 and 2009, Choral Conductor and music educator in Bozeman at the high school and middle school level, and member of the world-famous Flemish Radio Choir.