Brent J. Stamey
Region VII - Southwest
, a native of Natchitoches, La., began organ study at age 15 with Jarrett Follette of Shreveport.
won the Central Texas AGO Chapter's
In May, Brent
was named the Presser Scholar, the highest honor given by the Baylor School of Music
In March, he
was awarded first prize at the Augustana Arts/Reuter National Undergraduate Organ Competition, and played Handel's Concerto No. 1 with the Musica Sacra Chamber Orchestra
He was awarded first place at the Texas Music Teachers Association Young Artists Competition and has won the hymn-playing prize at the William Hall Organ Competition three times.
In 2003, Stamey
Piano Concerto No. 2 with the Monroe Louisiana Symphony as winner of its Young Artists' Competition.
has been the winner of piano competitions and national composition competitions.
This year he
was accepted into the Pi Kappa Lambda music honor society.
He accompanies the Baylor University Chamber Singers and is currently the principal organist at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Waco.