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Brent Lawrence is a composer and guitarist native to Salem, Virginia. As a creator of both instrumental and vocal works, he is noted for his use of lush harmonies, earworm melodies, and genre–bending compositional style. In particular, Brent holds an affinity for music featuring the guitar and voice, a nod towards his background is jazz, blues, and American folk music. For his keen sensibility towards the genre, he has been called the “Schubert of guitar”. Recent activity has included premiers by soprano, Estelí Gomez; clarinetist, James Shields; and participation in the Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival.