Flutist Brittney Balkcom is known for her “wonderful control,” “terrific energy,” “beautiful, spinning sound” and “sensitive musicianship” with “marvelous potential.” She is on the faculty as Flute Instructor at North Central Texas College, and serves as a Flute Teaching Fellow at the University of North Texas.
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Brittney Balkcom performs throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex in solo, chamber, contemporary, and orchestral settings. She is the second flutist/piccoloist of the Abilene Philharmonic Orchestra, and frequently performs with the Dallas Chamber Symphony and the Dallas Winds. In 2018, Brittney was a Contemporary Ensemble Fellow at the Atlantic Music Festival, where she premiered more than 50 new works; and she was a featured performer in the 41st International Computer Music Conference. Brittney was awarded First Prize in the Myrna W. Brown Artist competition, the Alexander & Buono International Flute Competition, and many others including those at the Atlanta, Kentucky, Oklahoma, and Texas flute festivals. She can be heard on the Naxos, Gia WindWorks, and Square Enix labels in performances with the Boston Chamber Orchestra, the University of North Texas Wind Symphony, and as the solo flutist for the soundtrack to Final Fantasy XIII: Lightning Returns.
Brittney is on the faculty as Flute Instructor at North Central Texas College, and she serves as a Flute Teaching Fellow at the University of North Texas. She is presently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from UNT, having previously attended the University of Southern California and the Longy School of Music of Bard College. Her teachers are Elizabeth McNutt, James Scott, Terri Sundberg, Jim Walker, and Bob Willoughby.