Pianist Elizabeth Brown enjoys a diverse musical career as an active chamber musician, teacher, orchestral keyboardist, and accompanist in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area.  She is currently on the faculty at the University of Maryland as a Lecturer in piano chamber music, and she teaches a private studio at the International School of Music in Bethesda, MD.  A graduate of Northwestern University, Dr. Brown holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and a Bachelor of Music in Solo Piano Performance. She recently completed her doctoral studies at the University of Maryland, receiving a D.M.A. in Collaborative Piano under the tutelage of Rita Sloan. Dr. Brown has spent several summers working with both instrumentalists and singers at the Aspen Music Festival. She has also performed at a number of other summer festivals, including Songfest, The American Russian Piano Institute in St. Petersburg, the Bowdoin Summer Music Festival, and the Opera Theater and Music Festival of Lucca, Italy.  She performs frequently as a member of The Shepherd Trio, a chamber ensemble she co-founded with members of the United States Air Force Band.  Dr. Brown joins the Heifetz piano faculty for the first time in 2018.