ASSISTANT DIRECTOR & ACCOMPANIST
Brent is currently Head of Music at Wellington East Girls’ College, Music Director of The Orpheus Choir of Wellington, and Orchestra Wellington’s Sub-Principal Percussionist. Brent studied at Auckland University, Victoria University of Wellington and the New Zealand School of Music. He has extensive experience performing both nationally and internationally and has performed and recorded as a percussion concerto soloist with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Wellington, and the Auckland Philharmonia. Brent was the Music Director of the Hutt Valley Orchestra for ten years, and has performed in two tours of The Phantom of the Opera in Japan. He regularly performs in the pit with the Royal New Zealand Ballet, New Zealand Opera and was the founding assistant conductor of Orchestra Wellington.