Current musical interests (performances, bands, groups, etc.):
*“Anima String Orchestra, lead by Jovino Santos Neto” Performing @ Benaroya Hall in 2009. *“Brendan O’Donnell Trio”, Monday nights at @ Faire Café Gallery in Seattle
*“O’Donnell/Beckley quartet”, January 14 @ Egans Ballard Jam House.
*“Mack Grout/Brendan O’Donnell Duo”, February 2009 @ Castle Key in Port Townsend.
*Past performances have included appearances with notables such as Jovino Santos Neto, Chuck Deardorf, John Stowel, Dave Peterson, Bruce Forman and Gary Hobbs.
Education / Training
*Bachelors degree in music from Cornish College Of The Arts.
*Graduate of South Medford High School. (Award winning guitarist in Jazz program, member of wind ensemble and marching band).
*Received awards and scholarships while attending University Of Oregon.
Summer Jazz Camp and Britt Festivals Summer Jazz Camp for four consecutive years.
*Have taken private guitar lessons from various instructors over an eight-year period.
Brendan O'Donnell on guitar with Mack Grout group
I am considering taking lessons. Please contact me with further information. Thank you.
The Doctor of Musical Arts in Music Education online degree program offered at Boston University allows students to pursue their degree online while experiencing the benefits of a challenging curriculum and world-class faculty.