Brent Crayon is an accomplished and multi-faceted pianist based in Los Angeles. With a background in classical music and an ear for pop/rock, Brent is highly sought after by theater productions, vocalists, and ensembles throughout Southern California because of his ability to cover a wide range of styles.
Brent has been a featured performer with the Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra, The Long Beach Symphony Orchestra, and the Ventura Chamber Orchestra.
Brent earned an MFA in Multi-Focus Piano from the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) and a Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance from Loyola University, New Orleans. He studied piano with Vicki Ray, Janet Swanzy, and Raymond Gitz.
Southern California concert venues have included The Henry Ford Theater, The Richard Carpenter Center, The Broad Stage, Vitello's, La Mirada Theater, and Catalina Jazz Club.
Brent has accompanied master classes for Stephen Schwartz, John Bucchino, Michael Donovan, and David Coury (Howard Fine Studio).
Music of Nights Without Moon or Pearl
by Michael Byron
Cold Blue Music CB0002
by Lubella Gauna
CalArts composer and
performance CD 1997
Prokofiev - Visions Fugitives #14, #7, #11