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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…

March 24 and 25, 2023

The Austin Symphony Orchestra at 8pm at the Long Center. Come enjoy the unusual opportunity to hear Mahler’s grandiose Symphony No. 7 as I sub with this incredible orchestra!

Tickets: purchase online at the above link

March 26, 2023

The Central Texas Philharmonic at 3pm in the Klett Performing Arts Center. Featuring the amazing principal trombonist of the New York Philharmonic: Joseph Alessi!

Tickets: purchase online at the above link

April 1, 2023 (really!)

Density512 at 4pm at the KMFA studio. This is a collaboration with Red Night Fall Productions. Enjoy newly composed music in conjunction with ballet dancing.

Tickets: free!

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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