During a long and varied career, Brian has coached such legendary opera singers as Placido Domingo, Leontyne Price, Joan Sutherland, Grace Bumbry and Shirley Verret.

He has given masterclasses (for both singers and instrumentalists) at the New World School of Arts in Miami, the Sydney International Conservatorium, the Dame Joan Sutherland Centre in Sydney, and many venues in France, Spain, Italy and the UK. He was also Head of the Piano Faculty at the Pamplona Conservatorio.

In musical theatre, he has coached such stars as Alec Guiness, Rex Harrison, Richard Attenborough, Spike Milligan, Sheila Hancock and Marty Feldman.