KAY BROWN is a native of Salt Lake City, Utah where he first studied
composition with Leroy Robertson at the University of Utah.
Graduate degrees were undertaken at the University of California at
Berkeley and Eastman School of Music where he completed his Ph.D in
Composition & Theory under Bernard Rogers, Howard Hanson, and Wayne
positions included Centenary College for Women in New Jersey, Henderson
State College in Arkansas, and the University of North Texas, where he
retired as chairman of the composition division in
the College of Music. A
listing of his compositions reflects an interest in a variety of styles
and instrumental combinations.
Brown is a former member of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, and members of
the LDS Church are familiar with his Primary song, "I Hope They Call Me
On A Mission," and Hymn No. 71, "With Songs of Praise."
He presently resides in Dallas, Texas.