Michael BrittMINISTER OF MUSIC office phone: 410.523.1542 x 16 EMAIL:
Michael T. Britt was appointed Minister of Music at Brown Memorial in June 2012. A native Baltimorean, Michael received his bachelor’s degree in Organ Performance from the Peabody Conservatory of Music in 1984. He is a recipient of numerous awards from Peabody, including the Richard Ross award and the Richard L. Phelps award for organ. He was also a finalist in the Arthur Poister Competition in Syracuse, N.Y.. During his career as a church musician, Michael has commissioned and premiered numerous works for choir, organ and congregation. In May 2009, Michael was invited to perform on the great Cavaille-Coll organ at the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris France.
In his other life, Michael is in demand throughout the country as a theatre organist and silent film accompanist and is currently the house organist at the Weinberg Center for the Arts in Frederick, Md. Michael is also the Assistant Organist at Beth El Congregation and on the music faculty at the Community College of Baltimore County. He also serves as co-dean of the Baltimore Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.
What does he like most about Brown? Everything. “What a joy and honor it is to serve a congregation that is so devoted to serving God, the community of Baltimore and the world,” he says.