What do I do?
I help people accomplish a great deal more than they thought possible, usually using live music!
Mini Bio (40 words):
Two-time Global Music Awards Winner Stephen P Brown helps musicians ignite their passion and find the confidence to unleash spectacular performances. Conductor of orchestras, choirs, concert bands and musical theater, he also regularly composes, and founded the Concert University.
Short Bio (160 words):
Two-time Global Music Awards Winner, British-American Conductor Composer Stephen P Brown has shared his zeal for live classical music for over 35 years on four continents, and was ranked #2 in the Reverbnation USA Classical Music Charts. Maestro Brown is a deeply adventurous and creative impresario who founded the Medway Chamber Orchestra, numerous percussion ensembles, and the Concert University coaching program. He is currently Conductor of the Richey Community Orchestra & Chorus and General Director of the Dunedin Music Society, and held esteemed positions in colleges and conservatories both the UK and the USA. As a Composer he has on a quest to write 150 new pieces of music, and as a Conductor he is known for transforming ensembles and captivating audiences: “It’s almost as if the music is a tangible medium he is sculpting,” said Kathleen Haft, a musician who attends Maestro Brown’s concerts at every opportunity. “He has grace, poise, charm and humor.”
Long Bio (283 words):
Two-time Global Music Awards Winner, Conductor Composer Stephen P Brown has shared his zeal for live classical music for over 35 years on four continents, most recently as Conductor of the Richey Community Orchestra & Chorus and as General Director of the Dunedin Music Society.
According to Kevin Coughlin, he has become “one of the most engaging conductors of our modern age,” and is a recipient of the Ricordi Conducting Prize and winner of the Alan J Kirby Choral Conducting Prize.
Brown has served as artistic and musical director for the Jubilee Symphony Orchestra, Clearwater Chorus, Medway Chamber Orchestra, Kentish Players Theatre, Blackheath Male Voice Choir, Ealing Choral Society Summer Programs, Cobham Church and the Dunedin Concert Band, and also had the honor of pioneering associate student conductor programs for the Hallé and BBC Philharmonic Orchestras.
He refined his conducting skills at Trinity College of Music London, Mannes College of Music in NYC, Guildhall School of Music, Royal Northern College of Music, and the Canford, Dartington and Eastern Music Festivals, under the guidance of Bernard Keefe, Arthur Davison, Christopher Adey, George Hurst, Timothy Reynish, Philip Jones and Sir Georg Solti. He has appeared on various major UK and US media networks including ABC, NBC and BBC TV & radio, and has been consistently composing music since childhood.
Brown is known for transforming ensembles and captivating audiences: “It’s almost as if the music is a tangible medium he is sculpting,” said Kathleen Haft, a musician who attends Brown’s concerts at every opportunity. “He has grace, poise, charm and humor.”
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