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Brittany Stockwell: Violin/ Viola and Piano

Brittany Stockwell has always had an inclination for performing and teaching. She began playing violin and taking private lessons at the young age of four. Brittany studied the Suzuki Method and worked diligently to become an advanced performing violinist by the age of fourteen. At fifteen years old, she decided to also pick up the viola, which she quickly mastered before graduating high school less than three years later. During middle and high school, Brittany auditioned for and participated in the Central Massachusetts Junior and Senior District Orchestras, which performed at Mechanics Hall in Worcester, Massachusetts. During high school, she auditioned for and participated in the Massachusetts All-State Orchestras, which performed at Symphony Hall in Boston.  Impressively, she was a member of the Mass. All-State Orchestra for three consecutive years, one with violin and two with viola. Brittany was a member of the Whitinsville Christian School Chamber Orchestra, which participated in tours to Louisiana and Mississippi, as well as the Dominican Republic. Brittany devoted the majority of her childhood to violin, viola, and music. She enthusiastically attended many music camps during her summers, tutored fellow musicians throughout her middle and high school years, and studied several music theory classes at her high school as well as being a proud member of the band, playing her electric violin.

Brittany currently holds a Bachelor of Arts from Framingham State University, with a minor in Music, as well as a Master of Arts in Teaching from Simmons College in Boston.  She has been teaching violin and viola for almost ten years and has been working with children as a professional nanny and music teacher and tutor for over fifteen years.