Raised in Apple Valley, Minnesota, Dr. Brent Harvey serves as Assistant Professor of Low Brass at Winston-Salem State University. He holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Minnesota, and Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Brent has performed with the Minnesota Orchestra, the National Wind Ensemble in Carnegie Hall, the Catania International Festival Orchestra in Italy, the Fountain City Brass Band in the United Kingdom and Western Europe, the Pine Mountain Music Festival Orchestra, the Charleston and Long Bay Symphony Orchestras and in North Carolina with the Greensboro, Winston-Salem and Fayetteville Symphony Orchestras.
He has appeared on National Public Radio and Minnesota Public Radio broadcasts with the Minnesota Orchestra. Brent actively performs with the Tubas In The Sun tuba quartet, Piedmont Polka Practitioners, Little Apple Big Band, Ardmore Brass quintet and holds the principal B-flat Bass chair in the North Carolina Brass Band.