Brittney, our assistant director of music, is a native of Alexandria, Virginia and comes from a musical family. She pursued classical piano studies at Spelman College and was the student accompanist for the Spelman College Glee Club, in addition to composing and arranging choral compositions for them, during her four years there. Brittney won 1st place at the 2009 James A. Hefner HBCU Piano Competition at Tennessee State University. After graduating Spelman College in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts in Music, Brittney continued her studies at Westminster Choir College of Rider University in Princeton, New Jersey. She continued to compose music during her time at Westminster and was awarded the R and R Young Composition Prize just a few months shy of graduating. In May of 2013, Brittney graduated with a Master of Music in Sacred Music with a concentration in choral studies. In addition to her work at Virginia-Highland Church, Brittney serves as a faculty member of the Spelman College Music Department where she is a lecturer and accompanist for the department, as well as the assistant director for the Spelman College Glee Club. Brittney currently publishes all of her music through her company Klavia Press.