After graduation from high school Brittany attended Western Michigan University, double majoring, receiving a Bachelors in Music Education and a Bachelors in Music Performance: Cello. While in undergrad Brittany began teaching and building her own private cello studio, and worked as a orchestra conductor, cello teacher, and ensemble coach, for many music camps, string clinics, and schools in the Western Michigan area. She also regularly played in church bands as an improvisational cellist along with her university Orchestra and multiple chamber groups.
Landing a job in NYC before her graduation, in 2015, Brittany moved to Brooklyn, NY where she began teaching as a NYC Department of Education teacher. Over the years Brittany taught, orchestra, band, choir, and many other musical ensembles in the NYC Public schools. While working as a full time educator, Brittany was also building her own private teaching studio of students teaching cello, violin, viola, bass, piano, and voice, music theory.
In 2016 Brittany revisited her sketch comedy and improv days and briefly reassembled with her high school sketch comedy group (The Performing Arts Guild), except the newly formed group performed as “The Guild” performing in NYC and Detroit, and even holding a residency at the People’s improv Theater Group.
In 2022 Brittany received her Masters in Music Theory and Composition: Film Scoring from New York University. Soon after graduating, Brittany began working as a composer and music metadata analyst with 4 Elements Music, a music production library company.
When Brittany isn’t composing or teaching she regularly performes as a freelance studio recording cellist all around the tri-state area. Having performed with many different orchestras, bands, and ensembles, Brittany has performed in many major venues such as Saturday Night Live with Shawn Mendez, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon with Liam Gallager, appearances at Carnegie Hall performing with Busta Rhymes and the Revive Band, also with The Manhattan Symphonie, The Apollo Theatre with the Soul Science Lab, and appearances at The Lincoln Center for The Notorious B.I.G. Tribute, to name a few. She also performs with her own band as a singer, songwriter, cellist, and electric bassist, performing at multiple venues around NYC.
Currently Brittany works as a composer and sound designer for her and her partner, Mellissa Phillips - Oribhabor, podcast “Good Night Black Child”. A podcast, creating a safe space for all children and the young at heart, but specifically focusing on original and folk bedtime stories, affirmations, and meditations, of the black and brown diaspora.
She also works as music metadata analyst for a music library productions company 4 Elements music, freelance composer and sound designer, music copyist, freelance cellist, and also serves on the board of a brooklyn based orchestra called The BRIDGE (Bringing. Real. Instruments. Dat. Gritty. Edge.), a hip-hop/classical fusion chamber orchestra, as the Senior Talent Acquisition Partner and cellist.