Wilfrid Laurier University/Duo Percussion - Canada
Award-winning percussionist and educator, Brennan Connolly holds a Master of Music degree in Performance from Oklahoma City University as well as a Bachelor of Music degree in Performance from the University of Western Ontario. He is a co-founder of Duo Percussion, a Canadian percussion duo that is known for their high-energy and eclectic performances.
As an orchestral musician, Brennan performs regularly with the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestra. He has also appeared with the Windsor Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra London Canada and the Oklahoma City Philharmonic.
Brennan is also an active theatre musician having appeared as an onstage drummer in the Stratford Shakespeare Festival’s production of Henry V. He has also played numerous other community theatre shows with Theatre Woodstock, Theatre Ancaster and Theatre Norfolk.
An active educator, Brennan directs the percussion ensembles at both Sir John A. MacDonald SS and Cameron Heights CI in Kitchener-Waterloo, as well as maintaining a private studio. He is on faculty at Wilfrid Laurier University, the Inter-Provincial Music Camp, Southampton Summer Music and is in demand as a clinician in Southwestern Ontario.
Brennan is proud to be endorsed by Pearl/Adams Drums and Concert Percussion and DREAM Cymbals and Gongs.