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Dr. Felipe Brito is the Assitant Professor of Trombone and the Director of Jazz Studies at Southeast Missouri State University. He is also the Development Director at Amistad Caribbean Arts Camp, and Founder and CEO of Brito Consulting LLC, a digital marketing company for musicians, artists, performers, entrepreneurs, nonprofit arts organizations, and creative thinkers. Dr. Brito is driven by a deep belief in the genuine connection made through music and strives to share this powerful interaction with audiences and students of all ages and backgrounds.

As an educator, Dr. Brito worked as the Adjunct Professor of Trombone at Temple College and Texas A&M University Central-Texas, Band Director and Entrepreneurship Teacher at IDEA Montopolis College Prep, Austin Soundwaves, The Roberto Ocasio Latin Jazz Camp, Anglo Itu, ASSATEMEC, and Projeto Guri.

As a performer, Dr. Felipe Brito worked as the Principal Trombonist for the Cleveland Opera Theater Orchestra and Substitute Trombone for the Canton Symphony Orchestra, and Erie Philharmonic. He performed with Branford Marsalis, Robin Eubanks, Raul de Souza, Joe Lovano, Stefon Harris, Jorge Santana, Bobby Sanabria, Nils Landgren, Eddie Montalvo, and several major jazz, classical, and Latin musicians.

He holds degrees from UNICAMP, Indiana University, Cleveland Institute of Music, The University of Texas at Austin, and the State University of Campinas (Brazil).