Biography

Currently part of the Preparatory School Program at The New England Conservatory in Boston, Massachusetts USA, Brittany is an 11 year old piano student of Ms. Wha Kyung Byun. Brittany started music studies at the age of 5 at the Westminster Conservatory in Princeton, New Jersey and thereafter moved to Colombia at 7 with her parents where she continued studying at the Unimusica Foundation in Bogota and privately with Sergei Sitchkov (piano) and Elena Krasutskaya (theory) until the age of 10.

At age 6 Brittany began playing in public, at 8 Brittany enters and wins the “Jóvenes Intérpretes 2009” a competition at the Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, one of the most prestigious music competitions in Colombia, and at age 9 she is invited to participate in the 2009 competition held by Fabio Lozano Hall of the Jorge Tadeo Lozano University, Brittany was the only non-college music student allowed to participate and was chosen to be part of the 2009 concert series of the mentioned auditorium.

In 2009 and 2010 Brittany attended the summer music program at the New England Conservatory where she was accepted as a student of the prep division. In the fall of 2010 with great effort her family moved back to USA to give Brittany the opportunity to follow Ms. Byun’s teachings.

Some of the venues where Brittany has performed are Auditorium of the Westminster Conservatory in Princeton, New Jersey; Auditorium of the University of Juan N. Corpas in Bogotá; Theater of the Bellas Artes in Bogotá; the residence of the American Ambassador in Bogota; la Sala Fabio Lozano and the Auditorium of the Luis Angel Arango Library in Bogota.

Brittany was born on December 16th, 1999, in New Brunswick, New Jersey. She is currently in sixth grade at St. Bridget Middle School in Framingham, MA. Where she receives great support and understanding.