Music - Double Bass
331 Music Building
Craig Brown holds a BM degree from the University of Michigan and has been a member of the North Carolina Symphony since 1979. His major teachers included Lawrence Hurst, Stuart Sankey, and Winston Budrow. He has served in the capacity of principal bass in both The Des Moines Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, and the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle, and has been a member of the Toledo Symphony and the Aspen Festival Orchestra. His Chamber Music activities have included performances with Mallarmé Chamber Players, the American Chamber Music Festival, and the NC Symphony Chamber Music Series. He has also been a member of the Swannanoa Chamber Players since 1982. Brown has been a bass clinician with the American String Teachers Association and was a Clinician/Recitalist at the 1999 Florida Bass Bash. Recently, he transcribed and published five volumes of duos for basses from the music of Jacques Offenbach. Brown is a member of the faculty at the Brevard Music Center and performs as principal bass in the Brevard Music Center Orchestra.