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A Listening Paradigm

A Practical Discussion of Steege’s Helmholtz and the Modern ListenerSteege, 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 den Tonempfindungen…

A Unique Opportunity

recital.brigitfitzgerald.comstream 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 is something…

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.by Zoelle…

Performance Calendar…

February 8, 2023

The University of Texas Symphony Orchestra at 7:30pm in Bates Recital Hall. Enjoy Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade and a piece featuring the voice of Professor Donnie Ray Albert.

Tickets: $5-10 and streamed free online


February 20, 2023

This is the date for my chamber music recital! Enjoy works featuring the bassoon and fabulous collaborators; I have incredibly talented friends. This will be in UT’s Recital Studio and streamed online at rectial.brigitfitzgerald.com.


February 23, 2023

The Victoria Symphony Orchestra performs in Victoria, TX. This will be daytime performances of Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf for fieldtrips. Looking forward to being a grandpa!


February 25, 2023

The Victoria Symphony Orchestra performs in Victoria, TX at 7:30pm. Come enjoy the iconic work, Symphony No. 5 by Beethoven. Ba Ba Ba Baaaaa……

Tickets: $35-50


March 8, 2023

The University of Texas Symphony New Music Ensemble at 7:30pm in Bates Recital Hall. Enjoy newly composed music, including music by visiting composer, Raven Chacon.

Tickets: Free admission and streamed online


April 8, 2023

The University of Texas Wind Ensemble at 7:30pm in Bates Recital Hall. New Music and a dramatic conclusion to the semester with Repighi’s Feste Romane.

Tickets: $5-10 and streamed free online  


April 23 or 24, 2023

I will be performing Ellen Taaffe Zwilich’s Concerto for Bassoon with the University of Texas Symphony Orchestra! This event will be in Bass Performance Hall and streamed online for free.

Tickets: $5-10 and free livestream

April 29, 2023

The Victoria Symphony Orchestra performs in Victoria, TX at 7:30pm. Hear Rhapsody in Blue by Gershwin and Brahm’s Symphony No. 1. Can’t wait to play this piece for the first time.

Tickets: $35-50


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