Sean Brazel is a native of Northern Virginia and a recent graduate of Radford University where he studied music business and percussion. As a percussionist he has had the opportunity to perform and study with numerous world class artists including Michael Burritt, Bob Becker, So Percussion, and the Amadinda Percussion Group. He also has had notable performances in Hong Kong, Ireland, the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., and the McCormick Marimba Festival in Tampa, Florida. Sean was also a member of the Bluecoats Drum and Bugle Corps in the battery section during the 2015-2017 seasons. Outside of percussion, he has had internships in recent years at the Jefferson Center in Roanoke, Virginia and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts involving operations and special events. Sean is very excited to be back in his hometown and become a part of the Mason School of Music.