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Sean Brown graduated from Central Washington University in 2010 with a degree in Horn Performance. He is currently a free-lance performer, composer, and lesson teacher, and he also works for the Ted Brown Music Company. Brown is currently principal horn of the Mid-Columbia Symphony and co-principal of the Columbia Basin Concert Band, as well as a substitute for horn sections of the Yakima, Walla Walla, and Oregon East Symphonies. Brown currently gives lessons to middle school & high school brass players, and does presentations on horn to middle & high schools around Yakima & Tri-City area in Washington State.

Brown grew up on Whidbey Island in Washington State. He began musical training at age 9 with enrollment in school band, beginning on tenor sax. At age 13 he decided he wanted to be an orchestral player, so he began playing clarinet, bass clarinet & oboe. He began playing horn at age 16, which became his primary instrument in months. He also joined the Fidalgo & Mt. Baker Youth Symphonies as principal horn. At age 17 he learned trombone, euphonium & tuba, and place 3rd at Washington State's Solo & Ensemble contest, after playing horn for a year and a half. He graduated from Coupeville High School in 2004 and began attending Central Washington University.

While attending CWU, Brown studied primarily under Dr. Jeff Snedeker. He played in the CWU Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Brass Choir & Horn Ensemble during his time there. He attended several workshops with the CWU horn studio, and played in masterclasses taught by William Purvis, Mark Robbins, Randy Gardiner, and Greg Roosa. He composed 14 works while at CWU, and 12 of them were performed.

Profile Summary:
French Horn Performer Prosser, WA
Brass Lesson Teacher Prosser, WA
Composer Prosser, WA
More About Me
Brown currently lives in the Yakima Valley area with his wife Holly, also a horn player and an elementary music teacher. Aside from music & teaching they enjoy traveling, camping, taking walks, spending time with friends, reading, video games, and just being together.
Sean Brown is located in Prosser, WA and has the following skills: French Horn Performer, Brass Lesson Teacher, Composer
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French Horn Performer

Category: Music
My main area of focus as a free-lance musician is performance. I have a lot of experience playing in orchestra, wind bands, chamber ensembles, pit orchestras, and even jazz bands, and am willing to play anything. I can also play trombone and tuba.
Relevant Education / Credentials
Horn Performance Degree from Central Washington University
Years Experience: 8

Brass Lesson Teacher

Category: Music
I have a brass studio that I am continually building. Even though my main instrument is horn, I am proficient and experienced playing all brass instruments, and I have experience teaching beginners to seasoned veterans.
Relevant Education / Credentials
Horn Performance Degree from Central Washington University
Years Experience: 3


Category: Music
I have been a composer since the beginning of my college career and have been successful in it, with a total of 16 complete works, almost all of which have been performed. I continue to write mainly for wind band, brass ensembles, woodwind ensembles, and now orchestra, and am willing to write for other ensembles, too. I do have a website where one can see and hear my works,
Relevant Education / Credentials
Bachelor of Music from Central Washington University
Years Experience: 7