Thomas Brown is one of the rare musicians who is equally accomplished as organist, pianist and master improvisateur. He has performed extensively throughout the United States, Canada and Southeast Asia as recitalist, lecturer and masterclass clinician on the subjects of the interpretation, registration, hymn playing and improvisation.
Mr. Brown made his critically acclaimed debut on the prestigious Allied Arts Piano Series in Chicagos Orchestra Hall, where he was reengaged on the spot, and has appeared as concerto soloist with a variety of orchestras, including the Jerusalem Symphony on its first tour of North America. Thomas Brown graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and holds the Master of Music degree (Piano) from The Juilliard School. His teachers include John Obetz and John Buck (Organ); Gerre Hancock (Improvisation) and Joanne Baker and Abbey Simon (Piano). Mr. Brown has received over fifty honors and awards, was named an Outstanding Young Artist of America by the Editors of Musical America magazine, and was the youngest graduate ever to receive the University of Missouris Alumni Achievement Award. He is active as a teacher and organ consultant; his articles have appeared in The American Organist and The New England Organist magazines.
Mr. Brown is often heard on National Public Radio and has recorded for The Repertoire Recording Society and RBW Records. French Music from Saint Michaels, Litchfield, a CD featuring Thomas Brown performing works of Alain, Franck, Widor, Vierne and Duruflé, is also available from RBW Records.