Brendon Lucas is the adjunct instructor of clarinet and saxophone at the College of Central Florida. Hailing from New York, Mr. Lucas is concurrently a music educator and multiplewoodwind doubler in the northeast tri-state region. He holds a bachelors degree in clarinet performance and music education from Ithaca College, and is presently a Master's candidate at the University of Florida.
As a performer of the clarinet, saxophone, and flute, Mr. Lucas has held permanent and substitutepositions with the Ridgewood Concert Band, South Orangetown Concert Band, the Ocala Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra of the Southern Finger Lakes, and variousother performing groups. He has also performed with an assortment of jazz ensembles, and as a doubling theater musician for over 30 musical productions across the northeast.
Mr. Lucas's other activities include serving on the staffs of assorted northeast summer music programs, maintaining a private studio of woodwind students, and participating in a variety of national and international music competitions. He has also contributed to studio ensemble recordings for emerging film score composers, and can soon be heard on multiple ensemble recording albums under the Mark Masters record label.
Mr. Lucas is a member of the Pi Kappa Lambda music honors society, and a decorated member the men’s music fraternity, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, having received awards at both the collegiate and national level for musicianship and scholarly study. He is also actively affiliated as a music educator with such organizations as NAfME and NYSSMA, and holds memberships with the International Clarinet Association and World Clarinet Alliance.