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Jeremy Fitzsimons

Fitzsimons is a freelance percussionist, performing regularly with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Vector Wellington Orchestra and contemporary music ensemble Stroma. He has made two recordings for Trust Records.

Recordings featuring Jeremy Fitzsimons

Farr: Tangaroa
New Marimba Music, Solo and with Flute & Piano

MMT2058, Released 2008
 
Psathas: Fragments
New music for Percussion, Piano and String Quartet

MMT2047, Released 2003
 

Biography

Jeremy Fitzsimons graduated from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, with an undergraduate degree in music in 1995. While at Victoria he formed and led the Victoria University Big Band, was appointed Principal Percussionist of the Wellington Sinfonia, played with many other ensembles including the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and attended the Pacific Music Festival in Japan.

A Fulbright Scholarship took him to the United States where he received his Masters degree (1997) and Performance Certificate (1998) from Northwestern University in Chicago. Fitzsimons was principal percussionist of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago during his time there, and a member of the award-winning Northwestern University Percussion Ensemble and also attended the Music Academy of the West in California and the Leigh Howard Stevens marimba seminar in New Jersey.

Jeremy Fitzsimons was a founding member and director of the percussion group Strike from 1993-2003, and has toured for Chamber Music New Zealand as a duo with Bridget Douglas (flute) with concert tango group Tango Virtuosi, percussion duo Double Lateral, and with percussionist Pedro Carneiro.

Fitzsimons currently freelances as a percussionist, playing regularly with the NZSO, Vector Wellington Orchestra, and contemporary music ensemble Stroma.



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