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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…

August 29, 2022

FoundHER talk with Fermata Reeds Inc. at 5:30pm. Register for free here to get the link to this online event. Hear our founding story and ask us any questions you have about creative entrepreneurship!

Tickets: Free with registration


September 2, 2022

Experimental and Electronic Music Studio at 7:30pm in Bates Recital Hall. You will likely hear sounds that you have never heard before at this free performance, with the guest composer Panayiotis Kokoras!

Tickets: Free and streamed online


September 11, 2022

UT Austin Wind Ensemble performance in Bates Recital Hall at 7:30pm. This concert will be an exciting opener to the wind ensemble season, featuring Doreen Ketchens on clarinet.

Tickets: $5-10 and streamed free online


September 17, 2022

Victoria Symphony Orchestra performance in Victoria, TX at 7:00pm. Come enjoy the iconic music of John Williams from Star Wars, Harry Potter, Indiana Jones, and more!

Tickets: $22-50


September 30, 2022

Experimental and Electronic Music Studio at 7:30pm in Bates Recital Hall. This evening feautres guests composer Joao Pedro Oliveira.

Tickets: Free


October 10, 2022

A guest lecture about hearing protection for UT Austin’s course: The Healthy Musician. This is a topic that I believe is of utmost importance to all people.

October 20, 2022

Victoria Symphony Orchestra performance in Victoria, TX at 6:30pm. Come enjoy a costumed Halloween spectacle!

Tickets: $5-7


October 22, 2022

Victoria Symphony Orchestra performance in Victoria, TX at 7:30pm. This evening is an extravagant salute to the state of Texas.

Tickets: $22-50


October 24, 2022

New Music Ensemble at 7:30pm in Bates Recital Hall. This concert feautres Michael Daughtery, visiting composer and narrator.

Tickets: Free and streamed online


November 4-6, 2022

Message me for where to find the UT Austin Bassoon Studio on our tour through Houston!


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

Tune into KMFA 89.5 or listen on KMFA.org to hear the UT Austin Bassoon Studio!


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