Christina Feigel, a Connecticut native, is a bassoonist and teacher currently based in Milwaukee, WI. She graduated from Indiana University with her doctorate in Bassoon Performance in 2015, completing her dissertation on memorization for wind players. While at IU, she taught as an Associate Instructor of Bassoon from 2011 to 2014. In 2013, Christina was a finalist for the IU Woodwind Concerto Competition, where she performed the Hétu Concerto.
Christina won the Graduate Performance Award from Sigma Alpha Iota and was a finalist for the Greek Women’s University Club of Chicago competition. She has recently played with the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra, Atlanta Ballet, the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra and the Richmond (IN) Symphony Orchestra. Christina is 2015-2016 season with the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra. Additionally, she has attended the Indiana University Summer Music Festival for three summers and acted as the Teaching Assistant for the bassoon studio at the Brevard Music Center in 2011.
As an advocate for new music and local collaboration, Christina has recently commissioned and premiered two song cycles written for mezzo soprano and bassoon: Texts from Last Night and Dreams. She was recently on the studio recording of Gabriel Lubell's Jim, Jimi, and James, which was released in April 2014. Most recently, Christina recorded with KammerMahler, a small chamber orchestra. The group recorded a chamber reduction of Mahler's Symphony No. 9., which was released in Summer 2014. When Christina is not teaching or playing, she is probably distance running, playing games, or biking.
If you would like to know more about Christina, her performance resume and CV can be found on the Resources page.