Berklee-trained arranger/conductor Brent Havens has written music for orchestras, feature films and virtually every kind of television. His TV work includes movies for networks such as ABC, CBS, ABC Family Channel Network and sports music for networks such as ESPN. Havens has also worked with the Doobie Brothers and the Milwaukee Symphony, arranging and conducting the combined group for Harley Davidson’s 100th Anniversary Birthday Party Finale attended by over 150,000 fans. He has worked with some of the world’s greatest orchestras including the Royal Philharmonic in London, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, the Minnesota Orchestra, the Atlanta Symphony, the Baltimore Symphony, the Dallas Symphony and the Nashville Symphony.
Havens recently completed the score for the film Quo Vadis, a Premier Pictures remake of the 1956 gladiator film. In 2013 he worked with the Baltimore Symphony and the NFL’s Baltimore Ravens to arrange and produce the music for the Thanksgiving Day halftime show between the Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers, adapting both classical music and rock songs into a single four minute show. Havens is arranger/guest conductor for all of the symphonic rock programs including the Music of Led Zeppelin, the Music of Pink Floyd, the Music of Queen, the Music of Michael Jackson, The Music of Whitney Houston, the Music of The Rolling Stones, the Music of U2, Music of Journey, the Music of David Bowie and the Music of Prince!