Brent is a Lecturer at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts.
Brent Grapes is the Head of Brass studies at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, and the Principal Trumpet of the West Australian Symphony Orchestra.
Following completion of his early musical studies in Perth, Brent studies at the Juilliard School in the United States of America, during which time he was also a member of the UBS Verbier Festival Orchestra. In 2008 and 2009, Brent competed in the US National Trumpet competition, winning first place for two consecutive years.
From 2009-2013, Brent was the Principal Trumpet of the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra in New Zealand, before returning to Perth to take up the position of Principal Trumpet in the West Australian Symphony Orchestra.