BRIGID ROMAN, Associate Professor of Harp,
received the B.M. and M.M. degrees from
the Eastman School of Music. During that
time, she performed with the Rochester Philharmonic
Orchestra and other orchestras in New York
State. Since joining the faculty of FSU
in 1968, she has appeared frequently as
a soloist and ensemble performer throughout
the Southeast. Her special interest in chamber
music for flute and harp led to a recording
of Persichetti's Serenade for Flute and
Harp, with Albert Tipton.
1988, with Bernard Phillips, Principal Flutist
with the Houston Grand Opera, she formed
Le Duo Roman/Phillips. Together they have
performed in Europe, and the U.S. In 1990,
they were invited to perform by Concerts
Atlantique at the European International
Festival in Geneva, Switzerland. Ms. Roman
has been a frequent performer of New Music
and has participated in the performances
of American and world premieres.
has served on the Board of Directors of
the American Harp Society and has written
articles for the American Harp Journal.
During her tenure as principal harpist with
various orchestras she has performed under
such conductors as Dorati, Gould, Kachaturian,
Shaw, and Stravinsky. Currently she is principal
harpist with the Valdosta State Symphony
Orchestra and the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra.