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Brianna Simone


California native Brianna Simone has been engulfed in music since a child. Her love for music began at the age of seven, performing in churches and youth choirs. Brianna devotes her time to researching different music and performance styles. She finds inspiration in every genre to include the study of Viola and Cello and participated in orchestral performances during high school. Brianna has expanded her own performance interests and is now an active Jazz vocalist with the Swing Collective. Additionally, you will find her performing locally with her own band The Interlude.

Brianna is currently pursuing a degree in vocal music at Cosumnes River College and plans on attending Sacramento State University in the fall of 2023. She has contributed to the Cosumnes River College’s music program as a cellist in addition to her vocal talents. She has been awarded several musical scholarships to include the: Mike Daly Music Award, Midge & Kenneth Waddell Aspiring Vocalist Award, and the Nina Simone Music in Action Scholarship. Brianna also recently gained recognition from the Sacramento Master Singers and is expanding her musical background building a repertoire in classical Arias and Art songs for both vocal and orchestral classical performance.

A band ought to have a sound all of its own. It ought to have a personality.” - Glenn Miller