Is a composer, percussionist, teaching artist, and copyist in New York, NY. She has her Bachelor’s Degree in Music Composition from the University of Idaho, and her Masters in Musical Theatre Writing from New York University. Some of her writing credits include original music for Classical Ballet Academy in Portland, OR, orchestrating and writing original musicals, and other freelance composition work. She wrote for Rattlestick Playwright Theatre's "Village Song," and Lincoln Center's "Broadway's Future Songbook" series in 2021. She is writing an animated rock musical alongside bookwriter and lyricist Kerry Kazmierowicztrimm called "Pandora Rocks," which has made it into the quarterfinals of several screen writing competitions.
Brooke has been a drummer and percussionist for 17 years. She performs all over New York City with various artists and bands. She has played for every kind of ensemble under the sun, from symphonies and orchestras to rock bands or Samba ensembles. Brooke previously played percussion with the Washington Idaho Symphony, and the Portland Wind Symphony. She currently performs with artist Caroline McQuaig, recently played for Scranton Fringe Festival production of "Then She Ran" by Alex Becker and Kat Cartusciello, and regularly plays at Feinstein's/54 Below.
In 2020, and 2021, Brooke was selected for the Maestra Mentorship Program to be mentored by Emily Grishman in music preparation (2020) and by Dena Tauriello in Broadway drumming (2021). After studying with Emily Grishman, she has gone on to Music Assist for several workshops and under writers such as Curtis Moore, Amanda Green, and Tom Kitt. This summer, Brooke was the Music Assistant for "Come Fall In Love" by Nell Benjamin and Bollywood songwriting duo Vishal & Shekhar at The Old Globe in San Diego.