Biography

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Nell Britton holds a M.M. (2017) in piano performance from the University of Southern Maine, where she studied with Laura Kargul. Nell also earned a B.Mus. (2015) degree in piano performance with USM, studying piano with Laura Kargul, Robert Glover, Annie Antonacos, and piano pedagogy with Christine Kissack. Prior to USM, she studied for two years at Ithaca College (2010-2012) in New York, majoring in Music Education and Piano Performance and studying piano with Charis Dimaras.

Nell is a member of the Maine Music Teachers Association, the Music Teachers National Association, and the Suzuki Assocation of the Americas having completed the Every Child Can and Suzuki Vol. 1 Certification courses. She has accompanied and directed numerous choirs, soloists, and musical theater productions and currently serves as the Music Director for the Unitarian Universalist Church of Brunswick.

Nell was the recipient of the Elsie Bixler Jr. Prize (2009) and Ezra Rachlin Music Prize (2010) through Bay Chamber Concerts, and was awarded a prize in the Rossini Club’s Gould Award competition (2009) and Kotchsmar Memorial Scholarship Competition (2009). She was also winner of the USM Honors Recital Competition (2015) and USM Chamber Music Competition (2016). 

Nell currently resides in South Portland, ME with her husband, John, and their dog, Coco. 

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The Pit Band of 42nd Street at Lyric Music Theater 2018