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Cameron Britt

Duke University
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Percussionist, composer and electronic musician N. Cameron Britt has performed extensively with the North Carolina Symphony as well as numerous orchestras throughout the Southeast including the Charleston Symphony Orchestra, the Alabama Symphony Orchestra and the Macon Symphony. In addition he is active as a creator and interpreter of new music and performs with cellist Tom Kraines in the free improvisation duo Dithyramb. Mr. Britt’s performances can be heard on Tzadik, Opus 3 Records, Innova Records. He is currently teaching percussion at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 

As a composer he has worked with the Brentano String Quartet, So Percussion, Ensemble Klang, janus, NOW Ensemble and the electronica duo Matmos and his works for percussion have been performed at universities throughout the country. He is a member of the laptop-centric ensemble Sideband and has worked closely its progenitor PLOrk (the Princeton Laptop Orchestra) as a composer, performing member and assistant director. 

In 2005 he was awarded a Fulbright to work with vibraphone virtuoso Anders Åstrand in Stockholm, Sweden. He holds degrees in music theory, percussion performance and composition from Northwestern University and the University of South Carolina and he is currently a PhD candidate in composition at Princeton University.