Main Street Music Studio Fairfax
Barbara Fitzgerald is a graduate of the Juilliard School, where she received her Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees. As winner of the school’s concerto competition, she performed the Pichl Concerto for Double Bass with the Juilliard Philharmonia. She has lived in New York, Montreal, Canada, Perth, West Australia and Virginia, where she has been in orchestras, given solo recitals and been soloist with orchestra in concerto performances. She toured Eastern Europe with the McGill Chamber Orchestra from Montreal, Canada; was principal bass of the West Australia Symphony Orchestra in Perth, West Australia; has played in summer festivals in Europe and Mexico; has been a freelance bassist in New York City, and is presently a freelance bassist in Washington, D.C. She is a founding member of Main Street Music Studios and Main Street Chamber Players in Fairfax, VA, and serves as director of “Basstravaganza,” a summer camp for bassists in Northern Virginia.