Brent started playing drum set at the age of 10 after watching his uncle play. Soon after, he enrolled into middle school band and began competing and drumming in concert, orchestra, jazz big bands and rock/country bands throughout high school.

Brent continued his studies at UCO and participated in the Jazz, Marching and Concert bands. He studied under drum set masters Jim Chapin, Russ Mckinnon and Butch Miles. As a side man, Brent has toured the US, Japan and Europe. Outside of his position at ACM@UCO, Brent stays busy freelancing in and around Oklahoma City, Tulsa and Dallas while keeping up with his busy private teaching studio in Edmond, Okla.