Our Musicians

Jeremy Fitzsimons
Position:
Percussion
Miscellaneous Information:

Jeremy is principal percussionist for the Vector Wellington Orchestra, has played regularly with the NZSO since 1993, and has been freelancing in Wellington for the last 20 years. He has recorded CDs of marimba and percussion music by Gareth Farr and John Psathas, toured with Chamber Music NZ, and was a founding member of Strike Percussion and Gareth Farr’s Drumdrag. Recent projects include being a guest soloist at a marimba festival in Portugal, ensemble soloist with the APO and percussionist with the Pink Floyd Experience. A 1996 Fulbright Scholar, Jeremy has a Bachelor of Music with first class honours from Victoria University of Wellington as well as a Masters and an Advanced Performance Certificate from Northwestern University in Chicago where he studied with Michael Burritt and James Ross. He is a graduate of the Leigh Howard Stevens International Marimba Seminar in New Jersey and the Music Academy of the West in California.