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A Listening Paradigm

A Practical Discussion of Steege’s Helmholtz and the Modern Listener Steege, Benjamin. Helmholtz and the Modern Listener. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. Intro: what is going on? As the subtitle suggests, this post is based on Steege’s Helmholtz and the Modern Listener, which is in turn based on Hermann von Helmholtz’s treatise, Die Lehre von denContinue reading “A Listening Paradigm”

A Unique Opportunity

recital.brigitfitzgerald.com stream the premier at this link on Sunday, April 18th @ 4:00CT When I imagined performing my master’s recital, I assumed that there would be a live audience, collaborators, and a hall in which to perform. Silly me! For everyone, this year involved overcoming some obstacles. Although the feeling of walking on stage isContinue reading “A Unique Opportunity”

3D-Printed Reeds?

I am so excited! We are saving the world with bassoon reeds. Two other UT students and I won a Rainwater Grant to produce affordable synthetic reeds for beginning bassoonists. Lots of information to share here, but I guess I will start with the title of the project: Creating Opportunity with Synthetic Bassoon Reeds. byContinue reading “3D-Printed Reeds?”

Performance Calendar…

November 4, 2022

The UT Bassoon Studio travels to Houston! We will be playing with the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra during this evening of chamber music curated by Professor Kristin Wolfe. Livestream and purchase tickets here.

November 9, 2022

Finally – a live recital! Join me at 6:00pm in UT’s Recital Studio for my DMA 1 solo recital. It will also be livestreamed via Facebook. Can’t wait!

December 2, 2022

The University of Texas Symphony Orchestra at 7:30pm in Bates Recital Hall. Enjoy Mahler’s Symphony No. 5, an iconic staple of the orchestral canon.

Tickets: $5-10 and streamed free online

December 6, 2022

Visit the KMFA studio at noon to see a performance by the wonderful UT Bassoon Studio!

January 5, 2023

The UT Bassoon Studio travels to my home state of Arizona! Can’t wait to perform as an ensemble at the Meg Quigley Bassoon Symposium.

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