P. Brent Register is a professional composer, musician, and educator. His works have received numerous awards and include premieres in New York City, Chicago, Phoenix, and San Diego. He received the Bachelor of Music Education and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. His Master of Music degree is from the Manhattan School of Music. He has studied additionally at the Mannes College of Music, the University of Oslo, and the Norges Musikkhøgskolen in Oslo. Brent is a proud member of ASCAP.
photo courtesy of g. chad thomas photography, Clarion, PA.
Brent's compositions include:
Songs of the Chinese Poets for tenor, oboe, and clarinet (2007)
Pausing at the Border for tenor, piccolo/flute/alto flute, and piano (2008)
Evening Peace for soprano, tenor, baritone, oboe, bassoon, and piano (2009)
Symposium for orchestra (2010)
The Mirror for soprano, flute, and piano (2011)
The Silence Flowering its Birdsong for tenor, English horn, and piano (2012)
the score to the motion picture Potential Inertia (2013)
Where Birds Dwell for male chorus and piano (2014)
Ceviche Latino for two flutes and guitar (2015)
The Gatherer of Lost Children for soprano, oboe, cello, piano, and percussion (2015)
Bedtime Stories (beyond the window) for soprano, flute, oboe, cello, and piano (2017)
Four Seasons for baritone, flute, cello, and piano (2017)
Reflexiones Espagnolas for flute, guitar, string orchestra, and percussion (2018)
Cigány Könnyek (Gypsy Tears) for flute (or violin) and piano (2018)
Una cortina translucida (A Transparent Curtain) for flute and guitar (or piano) (2020)
to sing, sweetly, forever for voice, alto flute, and piano (2021)
Smoky Mountain Landscapes for soprano, flute, violin, guitar, cello, and piano (2022)
Suite for Flute, Oboe, Horn, and Piano (2023)
Additional publications include editing Alec Templeton's Trio for flute, oboe, and piano and arranging
Touring the Hispanic World, a four-volume set for flute/two flutes and guitar. Brent's works are represented
in the USA by ALRY Publications and Jeanné Publications.