AARON DAVID BROWN
Highland Park, MI 48203
Telephone: (313) 883-1929 / Fax: (313) 867-3964
Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy
Graduated Summa Cum Laude, GPA - 3.87
University of Detroit, 12/84
Minor Music (Marygrove College)
MUSICAL HIGHLIGHTS/CONTINUING EDUCATION
2017 Presbyterian Worship & Sacraments, Dr. Allen Timm, Presbytery of Detroit, PCUSA
2016 Presbyterian Theology (Creeds), Dr. Allen Timm, Presbytery of Detroit, PCUSA
2016 Basic Clerk Training (Roberts Rules 11th ed.), Ed Koster, Stated Clerk, Presb. Of Detroit
2015 Biblical Interpretation Dr. Allen Timm, Presbytery of Detroit, PCUSA
2015 Choral Intensive Workshop, Dr. Gerald Custer, Wayne State Univ.
2014 Fathers & Doctors of the Church Fr. Victor Clore, PHD
2013 LMGM2 Workshop Dr. Norah Duncan IV
2012 Introduction to the Revised Mass Sacred Heart Seminary
2012 GIA Music Reading Session
2011 Organ Registration Workshop Aram Basmadjian, Evola Music
2011 Catholic Theological Reflection Fr. Brian Massingale (Christ The King)
2006 Music/Sound Coordinator, Intercessory Prayer Conference
(Tabernacle Baptist Church, Detroit MI)
2006 Weekend Womens Retreat Conference Musician
(Tabernacle Baptist Church, Detroit, MI)
2006 Guest Music Workshop Clinician
(Gethsemane Baptist Church, Westland MI)
Vocal Music Institute - Blessed Sacrament
Detroit Rejoice Conferences - Sacred Heart Seminary, Dr. Norah Duncan IV
Sacred Music Workshop - Marygrove College
Liturgical Music/Pastoral Practice - Sacred Heart Seminary, Dr. Norah Duncan IV
Roman Catholic Theology - University of Detroit
Systematic Theology Ecumenical Theological Seminary, Dr. Anneliese Sinnott, OP, Ph.D
Three Academic Excellence Awards - University of Detroit, 1981-1984
Dean's List - University of Detroit, 1980-1984
Dudley Randall Poetry Award - University of Detroit, 1983
Dean's Key - University of Detroit, 1982
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CATHOLIC MUSIC EXPERIENCE
Pastoral Music Minister
St. Cecilia Catholic Church, Detroit, MI - 9/89 to 8/97
Responsibilities include the general oversight of the music ministry, band supervision, choir training, and weekly/special liturgies.
Precious Blood Church, Detroit, MI - 9/95 to 12/95
Responsibilities include the general oversight of the music ministry under the directives of Bishop Moses Anderson.
VARIOUS ADDITIONAL MUSIC EXPERIENCE
Prayer Service Accompanist
Tabernacle Baptist Church - 9/97 to 2006
Responsibilities include the planning of praise and worship musical selections for 6 a.m. prayer service, and accompanying extemporaneous congregational singing.
Minister of Music for Contemporary Praise Service
Westminster Presbyterian Church - 8/99 to 2006 / 10/2011 Present
Responsibilities include the training of volunteer singers from various churches to lead the congregation in a Contemporary Praise and Worship service; selection of guest musicians; recommendations of electronic equipment; and supervision of all participating music staff.
Minister of Music
Gratiot Ave. Presbyterian Church, Detroit, MI - 6/2003 to 9/2004
Responsibilities include the general supervision of the music ministry with a view towards completing the re-development status necessary for continued growth.
Interim Minister of Music
John Wesley A.M.E. Zion Church - 3/03 to 8/03
Responsibilities include the general supervision of the music staff, choirs, dance, and recording ministries. Substitute for Dr. George West.
Minister of Music
Grace Gospel Church - 5/99 to 6/01
Responsibilities include the general oversight of the Church music ministries, band supervision, choir training, music education, and accompanist for Sunday Services with a strong emphasis on hymn playing.
Interim Music Director
Peoples Community Church, Detroit, MI - 3/96 to 12/97
Responsibilities include 3 choirs and radio broadcast.
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AARON DAVID BROWN
HIGHLAND PARK, MICHIGAN 48203
Dr. Norah Duncan IV, Chair of Music
Wayne State University
6505 Cass Avenue
Detroit, Michigan 48202
Mr. James Tatum, Master Jazz Clinician
James Tatum Trio Plus, Inc.
P. O. Box 32240
Detroit, Michigan 48232
Pastor Mary R. Ealy
Puritan Street Church of Christ
Detroit, Michigan 48234
(248) 968-5203 / (313) 893-2197