B i o g r a p h y
Double bassist Brent Edmondson is an active performer in the Philadelphia area. Brent currently serves as the Principal Bass of the Lancaster Symphony and the Pennsylvania Philharmonic, Associate Principal of the Annapolis Symphony, Section Bass of the Delaware Symphony, and is an A-list substitute with the Philadelphia Orchestra.
He previously held positions with the Beaumont Symphony, Atlantic Symphony, Mercury Orchestra, and Waltham Philharmonic. During the summer, Brent is the Principal Bass and Music Librarian for the Endless Mountain Music Festival Orchestra. Recent performances include the Philadelphia Orchestra, Philly Pops, Houston Symphony, and other ensembles throughout the country.
Brent received his Masters degree from Boston University with Edwin Barker, principal bass of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. His other teachers include Hal Robinson, principal bass of the Philadelphia Orchestra, Eric Larson of the Houston Symphony, Rob Kesselman of the Philadelphia Orchestra, and Ranaan Meyer of the trio Time for Three.
Brent works in the arts community as Development Director for the Pennsylvania Philharmonic. He formerly held the position of Operations and Business Manager for Ranaan Meyer Entertainment. He was the Operations Manager of Wabass Institute and Wabass Workshop from 2011 to 2015.