Brennan Villines is a multifaceted artist: pianist, singer-songwriter, musical director (both at home and abroad), composer, producer and actor. Brennan has supported and opened for Grammy Award winning acts such as Corrine Bailey Rae, Melissa Etheridge and Kirk Whalum. Brennan began training at the early age of 3 on the piano, and studied notably with internationally recognized Steinway artist Victor Asuncion. He is a concert-level classical, jazz, pop, rock pianist, as well as a trained singer with a distinguishable high Tenor tone and great versatility; Brennan's national TV appearances performing include Fox’s THE FOUR: BATTLE FOR STARDOM. He has released 3 independent albums, has songs licensed for film and television, and his original work can also be heard both on radio and through the Spotify link below. His band, COOPER UNION, regularly performs in New York, Los Angeles, Nashville and Memphis for clients including the NBA's Memphis Grizzlies, Auto-Zone, St. Jude Hospital, and Federal Express.
In addition to his musical prowess, Brennan is a remarkable actor with a background in live theater, television, film, national commercial and print campaigns. His turn as the lead "Conrad" in BYE BYE BIRDIE in nationally-recognized award-winning Theatre Memphis garnered rave critical reviews. His commercial clients include Old Spice, Hardees/ Carls Jr., and The Army National Guard.