Brent is a permanent resident of Singapore having lived here for over 7 years. He has performed in many of the SLO productions since moving from Australia in 2007 and has also performed with Opera Australia, Opera New Zealand, and Canterbury Opera.
Brent is the recipient of numerous vocal scholarships and awards including Australian National Aria; Governor General Shield; New Zealand Herald Aria, Fletcher Jones Aria, New Zealand Aria, Patricia Fagan Scholarship, Championship Royal South Street and Arnold Matters Scholarship.
He was awarded a New Zealand Arts Council scholarship to study in Italy and attend master classes with Luciano Pavarotti and Lorin Mazzel. In 1996 he with invited to sing with Kiri Te Kanawa with Auckland Philharmonic Orchestra. In 1998 Brent was awarded an Opera Australia Foundation scholarship by Dame Joan Sutherland and Richard Bonynge. Roles performed include: Ping (Turandot), Silvio (Pagliacci), Valentin (Faust), Bartolo (Barber of Seville), Dandini (Cenerentola), Dancairo (Carmen), Falke (Die Fledermaus), Masetto (Don Giovanni), Mercutio (Romeo & Juliette), Schaunard (La Bohème), Sailor (Dido & Aneus), Spalanzani & Crespel (Tales of Hoffmann), Yamadori (Madama Butterfly), Imperial Commissioner (Madama Butterfly), Sir Joseph Porter (HMS Pinafore), King Hildebrand (Princess Ida), Robin Oakapple (Ruddigore), Pirate King (Pirates of Penzance) and Billy Bigelow in Carousel.
Brent was a regular performer with Opera Australia and has performed in Cosi fan Tutte, Billy Budd, Lohengrin, Il Trittico, Der Rosenkavalier, Carmen, Mastersingers of Nuremburg, Otello, Don Giovanni, Lady Macbeth of Mitensk, Faust, Lucia di Lammermoor, Dido & Aneus, Iolanthe, Der Freishutz and Turandot.