Rodney Brown

Union County High School, Tennessee Wind Symphony

Quick Facts:

Nationality: USA
Artist Since:2015
Influences:My father Arnold Brown | My first band director Frank Carter | My college advisor/mentor Dr. John Culvahouse
Mac or PC:PC
iPhone or Android:iPhone
Facebook or Twitter:Facebook
Satellite or Cable:Cable
Favorite Food:Shrimp and grits from Charleston, SC and white pizza from Fellini's Pizza in Atlanta, GA
Favorite Drink:Coffee
Favorite Car:57 Chevy
Favorite Book:Anything by John Grisham
Favorite Movie:The Patriot
Favorite TV Show:NCIS
Favorite Song:Footloose
Favorite Composition:Festive Overture by Shostakovich
Favorite Arrangement:Hanson Symphony No. 2 arr. Francis McBeth
Favorite Musical:State Fair by Rogers and Hammerstein
Favorite Orchestra:Royal Philharmonic
Favorite Concert Band:University of Michigan Symphony Band
Favorite Big Band:Gordon Goodwin Big Phat Band
Favorite Rock/Pop Band:Boston
Favorite Solo Musical Artist:Yo Yo Ma
Favorite Music Clinician:Chris Vadala
Favorite Performance Venue:Carnegie Hall
Favorite Hobby:Golf/Working out
Favorite Hotel:Chicago Hilton Towers
Favorite Cartoon Character:Bugs Bunny


Rodney Brown is currently the Director of Bands at Union County High School in Maynardville, Tennessee. Previously, he taught middle school band in North Carolina. Bands under his direction have received Superior and Excellent rating in both marching and concert settings across the state of Tennessee and North Carolina. A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Brown attended Kennesaw State University where he earned Bachelor's Degrees in both Music Performance and Music Education. While at Kennesaw State, he was selected as a member of the National Wind Ensemble as well as performing with jazz artists Branford Marsalis, Dennis DiBlasio, Jon Faddis, and Jimmy Heath. Additionally, he holds a Master's Degree in Music Education from the University of Southern Mississippi. Mr. Brown has continued his studies in conducting with Michael Haithcock, Joe Hermann, and John Culvahouse. His professional affiliations include the National Association for Music Education, National Band Association, Tennessee Secondary Schools Band Director Association, East Tennessee Band and Orchestra Association, and Tennessee Bandmasters.