Brianna is a lecturer in Historical Musicology within the RCS and she has a particular interest in historically informed performance practice, singers and singing, historical education and eighteenth-century studies. Her forthcoming book Venanzio Rauzzini and the Birth of a New Style in English Singing: Scandalous Lessons is due to be published by Routledge. She has been a visiting researcher at the University of Sydney and at Chawton House.

She is the Principal Investigator for the Royal Society of Edinburgh-funded project, Scotland’s Singing for Health Network. Brianna is also the Research Associate for the AHRC-funded project ‘The Edited Collection of Allan Ramsay’, is on the board of the British Society of Eighteenth-century Studies and is the Music Editor for BSECS Criticks. Past projects include establishing the Royal Society of Edinburgh-funded network, the Eighteenth-century Arts Education Research Networkand working as Research Assistant for the Romantic National Song Network, also funded by Royal Society of Edinburgh.