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Eric Brown, DMA

Assistant Professor of Music, Voice
Area(s): Vocal Music, Private Applied



  • DMA, University of Kentucky
  • MM, University of Kentucky
  • BS, Oakwood University


"MSU and music are two great traditions here in Kentucky. As we push our students onward to greatness, through dedication and hard work, we are reminded that music is the way we live and love!"

Eric Brown, baritone, is a native of the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. He received his Master's degree in music from the University of Kentucky and a Doctor of Musical Arts Degree from the University of Kentucky. 
Dr. Brown is the winner of the Kentucky District Metropolitan Opera National Council Audition in 2009. He is a featured soloist with the American Spiritual Ensemble and is also listed as a Kentucky Opera Studio Artist in 2009. He has performed many different roles including Marcello in Puccini's La Boheme, Sharpless in Madama Butterfly, the Father in Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel, Escamillo in Bizet's Carmen, Dr. Grenville in Verdi's La Traviata
Dr. Brown has an extensive oratorio repertoire. He was the featured bass soloist in Handel's Messiah for the Lexington Philharmonic, Dupont Park Oratorio Society for many successive years. He has also performed Mendolsohn's Elijah, Brahms' Requiem and Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. 
When the earthquake struck Haiti in January 2010, Eric was approached a corporation to assist in a humanitarian effort. He traveled to Haiti where he organized and directed a Haitian children's choir that debuted in a benefit concert with the world renowned Chieftans, from Ireland, and performed at the opening ceremonies of the World Equestrian Games in November 2010. 
Dr. Brown is currently Instructor of Music - Voice at Morehead State University. He will be Vocal Director for Carrie: The Musical, based off the Stephen King novel Spring of 2016.

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