Mr. Brown is a member of the North Carolina Symphony and serves on the faculty at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He has served as principal bass in both The Des Moines Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, and The Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle. He has also been a member of the Toledo Symphony and the Aspen Festival Orchestra. His chamber music activities have included performances with Mallarme Chamber Players, the American Chamber Music Festival, the NC Symphony Chamber Music Series, and as a long time member of the Swannanoa Chamber Players.
Mr. Brown has been a bass clinician for the American String Teachers Association. He was a Clinician/Recitalist at the 1999 Florida Bass Bash. In 2011, Craig Brown served as Visiting Professor of Double Bass at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University.