Denise Reig Turner
Lecturer I, Bassoon
Ms. Turner has performed orchestral, opera and chamber music throughout the Southwest, Italy, and Mexico, including the Santa Fe Opera, Santa Fe Symphony, Santa Fe Festival Ballet, Santa Fe Pro Musica, Santa Fe Desert Chorale, Musica de Camera Orchestra, Albuquerque Baroque Players and the baroque Orchestra of the Duke.
Originally from Chicago, Ms. Turner studied with Artemus Edwards, Professor Emeritus at the University of New Mexico, Betty Johnson, Professor Emeritus at the University of Oklahoma, Wilbur Simpson, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Adelle Brown, Lyric Opera of Chicago, and with Michael McCraw on baroque bassoon. Her chamber music coaches include Sol Schoenbach, Marcel Moyse, and Jane Taylor. Her recordings are on the Centaur and AlbuZerkque labels with the New Mexico Winds, UNM and New Mexico Symphony labels.