Brendan received his Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees from Baylor University in 1991 and 1995, respectively. He then continued his post-graduate education at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. Brendan's primary teachers include Helen Ann Shanley, Dr. Bradley Garner, and Beverly Fleming with extensive master class performances with some of the world's greatest teachers including Paula Robison, Jill Felber, Jack Wellbaum, Robert Dick and Bonita Boyd.
In the past 10 years, Brendan has performed extensively throughout the United States and Canada. In 1998 and 2000, he was invited to be featured on the Steve Green Christmas tours, and in 2000, was featured along with Nielsen and Young at Ridgecrest Baptist Conference Center. Brendan has performed professionally with the Waco Symphony Orchestra and was a member of the Cincinnati Philharmonia Orchestra. He is an in-demand studio session player in Nashville, Tennessee, and he continues to enjoy teaching and performing. Most recently Brendan traveled and performed with renowned classical guitarist, Gary Lowry, as well as gifted jazz pianist and performer, Teresa Wilhelmi.
Brendan's combined innate musical and improvisational abilities create a phenomenal sonic and heart felt worship experience. His heart is committed to the local body of believers and to the world at large. "That God is glorified in all I do, and that others will come to know of God's deep love and care for them regardless of circumstance."
"But when the kindness and love of God our Savior appeared, he saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy." (Titus 3:4-5, New International Version)
1. Praise to the Lord, the Almighty
2. Morning Has Broken/ Daybreak
3. Jesus! What a Friend for Sinners
4. It Is Well with My Soul
5. Safe in His Arms
6. Look, Ye Saints! The Sight Is Glorious
7. Great Is Thy Faithfulness
8. I Will Sing the Wondrous Story
9. If You Will Only Let God Guide You/ O the Deep, Deep Love
10. We Gather Together
11. All Creatures of Our God and King
12. Beautiful Isle of Somewhere