About Ms. Brittany
Ms. Brittany Leavitt is a seasoned music educator, professional cellist, and impassioned advocate for the arts.
Houston native Brittany Leavitt completed her BM in Violoncello with specialization in Marketing at the University of Houston’s Moores School of Music. She graduated with the highest GPA in her department, Summa Cum Laude. Her years at the University of Houston allowed her several performing opportunities nationally and internationally including with the Akademisches Orchester Leipzig in Germany, Schlern International Music Festival in Italy, Texas Music Festival in Houston, The Midwest Convention in Chicago, amongst others. Previous music teachers include the late Vagram Saradjian and Dr.Daniel Saenz.
Ms. Leavitt began teaching cello privately in 2010 as a Junior at Klein High School. Seven years and a music degree later, she currently instructs 35 cello students out of BRL Cello Studio in Klein ISD – located in the very school district from whence she originally learned to love the cello.
Beyond teaching and performing, Brittany is passionate about keeping the arts a vital part of society. Ms. Leavitt is the Artist Liaison and Outreach Program Coordinator for non-profit Ars Lyrica Houston where she oversees educational music outreach programs for underserved youth and families in the local Houston area. She is currently in the process of receiving a certification in Nonprofit Management (CNP) from the Graduate College of Social Work at the University of Houston. She is an active member of TMEA, TODA, the Association for Fundraising Professionals, and the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance.
My Teaching Mission
BRL Cello Studio's mission is to foster each students' creative abilities through enriching music instruction in the NW Houston region.
Individually tailors lessons to aspiring cellists of all ages
Makes the exploration of music educational and fun
Refines each student's ability to critically think
Develops each student into a competent musician and life-long advocate for the arts