An avid orchestral musician, Brittany Foster has performed in orchestras across the globe. She’s served as principal flutist of the China National Opera in Beijing, China, principal flutist of the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, contracted auxiliary flutist with the Louisville Orchestra, second flutist of the Louisiana Sinfonietta, and is currently a flutist with the United States Navy Band. A prize winner of several national music competitions, she won 1st prize in the National Flute Association’s Orchestral Excerpts Competition in New York City, 1st prize in the Chicago Flute Club’s Young Artist Competition, 1st prize in the Midsouth Flute Society Young Artist Competition, as well as 2nd prize in the Myrna Brown Young Artist Competition. She was a winner in the Sewanee Summer Music Festival concerto competition, where she performed as a soloist with the faculty orchestra. Brittany is also a three time winner of the Louisiana Flute Society Young Artist Competition, where she had the opportunity to perform for renowned flutists Marianne Gedigian, Keith Underwood, and Robert Dick.
Brittany has attended the Cincinnati Flute Symposium, the Sewanee Summer Music Festival, the Chautauqua Institute Summer Music Festival, and was a fellowship recipient for the inaugural season of CCM Spoleto Music Festival in Spoleto, Italy.
Upon receiving her Bachelors degree from Louisiana State University, Brittany moved to Cincinnati to study with Dr. Bradley Garner at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, where she received her Masters degree. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate at CCM.