Instructor of Violin, Interlochen Arts CampInstructor of Violin, Aspen Music Festival Beginning Strings Program and Private Instructor of Violin
D.M.A, Violin Performance, University of Texas; M.M. Violin Performance and Suzuki Pedagogy, the Cleveland Institute of Music; B.M., Violin Performance, the Cleveland Institute of Music
Dr. Brittni Brown is a sought-after violin pedagogue and artist-performer in Aspen, Colorado. She maintains a full studio, with the focus of transforming students into artists, and is an avid performer of solo and chamber music in the Roaring Fork Valley. Brittni also coaches the violin sections of two youth orchestras: the Roaring Fork Music Society and Prep Program. Dr. Brown received her undergraduate and masters degrees with honors from the Cleveland Institute of Music, studying under William Preucil, concertmaster of the Cleveland Orchestra. She went on to receive a doctorate in violin performance from the University of Texas under the tutelage of Brian Lewis. She is a certified Suzuki teacher, having received her long-term training from Kimberly Meier-Sims at the Sato Suzuki Center. Brittni frequently uses Eurhythmics, a method used to teach rhythm involving hands-on activities, during lessons. Ms. Brown enjoys concertizing with her peers in chamber music recitals, and has had the privilege of being coached by renowned chamber musicians: Anton Nel, Peter Salaff, James Dunham, and members of the Miro and Cavani Quartets. She previously taught at Clavier-Werke Music School, Mentor High School, the CIM Preparatory Department, University of Texas String Project and Aspen Music Festival’s Beginning Strings Program. She also has played with numerous orchestras, most recently, the Canton orchestra and the Austin Symphony.