"Kent's music is exactly the right mixture of education, entertainment, and pedagogy that teachers and students need and desire today."

Michael Hackbarth

Director of Bands

James Madison High School, Vienna, VA

Chamber Music

For Flute, Clarinet in Bb, Piano, Percussion, Violin, and Cello, Winner of the 2015 Musica Merida Composition Competition (MX).

For Brass and Percussion Ensemble, Winner of the 2019 Dallas Winds Fanfare Competition (TX).

For Piano, composed for Vera Parkin, pianist for the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra (MO). Winner of the 2020 District New Music Coalition Composition Competition.

Trilogy, for Horn Quartet, composed for The USAF Band Horns (DC), recorded by MSgt Michael Hampf.

Composed for the St. Louis Brass Band (MO), Dr. John Bell, Director, performed at the 2019 National Brass Band Conference (TN).

Composed for Barclay Brass, Winner of the 2017 Dallas Winds Fanfare Competition (TX), performed at the 2017 US Army Band Tuba Euphonium Conference (DC).

Commissioned by Dr. Ryan Robinson, Faculty at Oklahoma State University (OK), premiered in April of 2017.

For Trumpet and Piano, commissioned by MSgt Michael Brest, The USAF Band (DC).

For Brass and Percussion Ensemble, composed for The USAF Band (DC), recorded on the CD "Home of the Brave."

For Brass, Percussion, and Narrator, composed for The USAF Band tour in 2011, performed in Orlando, FL.

For Brass, Percussion, and Piano, composed for The USAF Band (DC) 75th Anniversary Concert, Winner of the 2016 Air Force Media Contest, Large Ensemble Division.

For Brass and Percussion Ensemble, Winner of the 2016 Dallas Winds Fanfare Competition (TX).

Composed for MSgt Christine Purdue, The USAF Band (DC).

For Horn and Organ, originally composed for James Nickel, 2nd Horn, National Symphony Orchestra (DC). This new version was recorded by MSgt Michael Hampf, The USAF Band, DC, as a submission to the IHS Composition Competition, Virtuoso Division.

For Two Horns and Piano, composed for MSgt Michael Hampf and MSgt Tara Islas, The USAF Band (DC).

For Soprano, Violin, and Piano. Premiering in 2021 at George Mason University (VA).

For Solo Horn. Winner of the 2020 reNEW Music Solo Composition Competition, recorded by Dr. Kevin Meiscke, horn facutly at University of Nevada - Reno.

For Piano. Semi-Finalist in the 11th Fidelio Piano Composition Competition (2020), Tonal/Classical category.