Brett Grant’s music instruction began at the age of 5 in church choir. From the age of 10 onward, he studied various instruments, ranging from drums and various percussion to piano and guitar. Brett has studied Music Performance at Wilbur Wright College and recently transferred to Columbia College Chicago in January of 2017. During his time at Wilbur Wright College, Brett performed timpani with the Northwest Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and drums and vibraphone with the Wright Jazz Ensemble. He is currently studying composition and songwriting at Columbia College Chicago as part of their Contemporary, Urban and Popular Music Program.
Brett has a wide range of performance experience stylistically, having performed in orchestras, jazz ensembles, and various rock bands. His range of musical taste is reflected in his songwriting, in which he combines elements of classical theory with popular music. Brett has written and recorded albums with several Chicago-area indie rock bands. Brett has experience teaching students of all ages, and focuses on music theory while ensuring his students enjoy and are excited by the pieces they learn.