Anthony Brackett has had an exciting performing and teaching career in the music industry. Formerly the bass clarinetist with the New Orleans Symphony, Mr. Brackett has performed with the New York City Opera, American Symphony, New Jersey Symphony, New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theater, Brooklyn Philharmonic, Orchestra of St. Luke's, Martha Graham Dance Company, Dance Theater of Harlem and the Singapore Symphony. Chamber music appearances include annual concerts with Blue Door at the Provincetown Art Association and Museum as well as concerts with the Emerson String Quartet, Shanghai String Quartet, Borealis Wind Quintet and Dorian Quintet. Music Festival appearances include the National Repertory Orchestra in Keystone Colorado, Waterloo Festival, Yale's Norfolk Chamber Music Festival and the Pierre Monteux School in Hancock, Maine for conductors and orchestral musicians.

In addition to having taught a large private studio of clarinetists in CT, Anthony is also on the faculty of Juilliard's Pre-College Program, participated in educational outreach programs in New York, participated in Young Audiences of New York and New Jersey and has been consultant to the Morgan Library's family concert programs. Mr. Brackett has been an adjudicator and clinician for the Connecticut Music Educators Association, an active member in the New England Music Festival Association and has published many arrangements and transcriptions for clarinet choir under the name AMBClarinet.

Mr. Brackett has accompanied many legends in entertainment including Mel Torme, Ray Charles, Phil Collins, Patti Lupone, Donny and Marie Osmond, Andrea Bocelli, Bob McGrath, the Three Irish Tenors, Maureen McGovern and Bugs Bunny. He has recorded on the Sony, Sarabande, QRecords and Telarc labels as well as for television and radio commercials and films. Anthony's Broadway credits include Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King & I, Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake, Meredith Willson's The Music Man, Cole Porter's Cancan and Disney's Beauty and the Beast.