Corina Brito, Founder, Music Director and Conductor
Corina Brito has a B.A. in violin performance from St. Marcelina College in São Paulo, Brazil, and an M.A. in arts administration from the London City University in the UK. Ms. Brito has been teaching and performing for over twenty-five years. She has performed with trios, quartets, symphonies and string orchestras in Latin America, Europe and the United States.
Ms. Brito is certified in the Suzuki and the Mark O’Connor Methods of violin teaching. Her violin studio is located in Cumming, where she lives with her husband. Her students have been accepted to All-State Orchestras as well as Emory Junior Chamber Orchestra, MYSO, GYSO and the FYO.
She is also the host of Classics & Beyond, an internet TV show from Best of Atlanta Concerts, providing coverage of some of the top classical, contemporary and world musicians and performances that take place in Atlanta.
Being always passionate about her Brazilian roots, Ms. Brito founded and is the president of the Brazilian Music Society, which goal is to showcase and educate others on the richness and diversity of Brazilian culture. She was also the cultural attaché for the Atlanta-Rio de Janeiro Sister Cities Committee and has been a member of committees for the Brazilian Consulate in Atlanta and for the mayor of Baltimore. For the latter, Ms. Brito received commendation from the mayor of Baltimore for her contribution to the cultural fabric of that city. Corina Brito is a member of the American String Teachers Association, the National Association for Music Education, the Georgia Music Educators Association, the Suzuki Association of the Americas and the Suzuki Association of Georgia where she was the vice-president for the 2014-2016 term.