Biography

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Nell Britton grew up in Cape Elizabeth, ME and began playing piano by ear from an early age. Soon after, she became fascinated with learning how to read music. After begging her parents for lessons, she formally began piano lessons at age 10.

She is immensely grateful to have studied piano with Dr. Robert Glover and Dr. Laura Kargul of the University of Southern Maine, and Dr. Charis Dimaras of Ithaca College. She holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s of Music in Piano Performance and has taught piano lessons full time since 2017.

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The Pit Band of 42nd Street at Lyric Music Theater 

Nell’s Honors and Awards include the Bay Chamber Concerts Young Stars of Maine Music Prize, Portland Rossini Club Gould Award, Kotzschmar Memorial Trust Scholarship, Bangor Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition Finalist, Ithaca College Premier Talent Scholarship, USM Presidential Scholarship, USM Chamber Music Competition Winner, and USM Honors Recital Competition Winner.

In addition to teaching privately, she is the Music Director of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Brunswick and works on the faculty at the Waynflete School and the Portland Conservatory of Music. She currently lives in South Portland with her husband, John, and their dog, Coco.