Logan Brown attended Baylor University and ETSU where he majored in Piano and Voice.
He has been in demand as a music director and accompanist and has collaborated in
masterclasses with opera legends Paul Plishka, Benita Valente, John Alexander, Frank
Little, Tito Capobianco, Renata Scotto, Mignon Dunn, Stella Zambalis, Evelyn Lear,
Thomas Stewart, Sherrill Milnes, Carol Sparrow, and Randolph Locke among others, and
has accompanied Ms Zambalis, Mr. Milnes, Jason Stearns, Ms. Sparrow and Mr. Locke.
He has also worked with Maestros Anton Coppola, Daniel Lipton, Paul Nadler, Thomas
Pasatieri, Tim Seelig, and Imre Pallo. In addition, he has played Carlisle Floyd’s
music for the composer. He had the honor of assisting with musical preparation as
accompanist/pianist for the European premiere of Sing for the Cure at London’s Royal
Festival Hall in May 2009 under the direction of Dr. Tim Seelig and participated in
a concert commemorating Dr. Seelig’s retirement from the Turtle Creek Chorale at Meyerson
Symphony Hall in Dallas which was recorded. While on staff at Milwaukee’s Skylight
Music Theatre (formerly Skylight Opera Theatre), he worked as Music Administrator
and Resident Artist Coordinator as well as rehearsal pianist and was a featured orchestra
member in the PBS telecast of Skylight’s production of Copland’s The Tender Land as
well as arranging a well-received cabaret featuring the music of Jerome Kern, George
Gershwin and Irving Berlin. Many of his performances have been aired on public radio.
He served on the staff of the Broadway Theatre Project for many years as an Assistant
Music Director/Arranger where he worked closely with Broadway luminaries including
Ben Vereen, Nancy Dussault, Dave Clemmons, Patrick Wilson, Paige Davis, Jonathan Groff,
and composer Frank Wildhorn. He also accompanied Mickey Rooney and Mr. Rooney’s wife,
Jan, in their “One Man One Woman” show.
In February of 2006, he made his debut at Carnegie Hall in New York as accompanist
(When We No Longer Touch) and singer (Sing for the Cure), under the direction of Dr.
Seelig. He was also a staff accompanist for the OASIS Young Artist Program with Carol
Sparrow and Randolph Locke, and on staff as an accompanist for the International Vocal
Arts Institute, working with the Met’s Joan Dornemann. He has been especially close
to Sherrill Milnes and Maria Zouves’ vocal program, VOICExperience, playing recitals,
lessons, and masterclasses in Orlando, Tampa and Savannah. In addition, he was also
the accompanist for many community choruses, and his original compositions and arrangements
were heard at GALA Festivals in San Jose, Montreal, Miami, and Denver.
For many years, he traveled extensively as a Music Director for a vast number of musical
theatre productions across the country in styles ranging from Sweeney Todd and Candide
to Godspell and the Nunsense musicals.
Until May of 2017, he spent 14 years as the Staff Accompanist for the Pinellas County
Center for the Arts at Gibbs High School in St. Petersburg, FL and was a freelance
pianist/accompanist in the greater Tampa area where he was well-known for his sight-reading
abilities. He moved back to Bristol, VA in the Fall of 2017.