Dr. Brittney Patterson is Assistant Professor of Music at the University of Montevallo where she teaches Flute and Music History. She earned her Doctorate from the University of Alabama, her Master’s degree from the University of Northern Colorado, and her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Tennessee. Brittney has performed with the Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra, the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, is Vice-President and Principal Flutist of the Memphis Repertory Orchestra, and is a co-founder of the Delta Blue Chamber Players. Her research interests are flute pedagogy, the music of Germaine Tailleferre, and music at the court of Frederick the Great. Brittney has had articles published in The Flute Examiner, Ala Breve, the official journal for the Alabama Music Educators Association, and the NACWPI journal, and she has been invited to present at conferences in Washington D.C., Cedar Falls Iowa, Columbus Mississippi, and Knoxville Tennessee.