Elizabeth Low-Atwater, bassoon
Renowned for her musicality and warm sound, Bassoonist Elizabeth Low, is quickly establishing herself in the Southern California music scene. As a fellowship recipient, she attended UCLA for her Master’s degree studying with John Steinmetz and received her Bachelors from Cal State Fullerton. Other teachers include Dr. Rebecca Rivera, Gwendolyn Rose, and Elliot Moreau of the Pacific Symphony.
In the summer of 2010, she was invited to perform at the Hot Springs Music Festival, where she participated in various chamber groups in addition to their Festival Orchestra. An active chamber musician, at UCLA Ms. Low was invited to play in the scholarship Gluck Foundation’s Woodwind Quintet that reaches out to the community through performances for non-profit organizations. She is a two time finalist in the Coleman Chamber Competition of 2010 and 2011, and has played for the Music Guild Association.
Elizabeth is on adjunct faculty at Fullerton College as well as numerous local schools including Oxford Academy and Irvine High. She also keeps a private studio where her students have gone on to play in honor orchestras, chamber events, and received music scholarships in college. In addition to her teaching, Elizabeth is maintaining an active performing career playing with groups like the Huntington Beach Symphony Orchestra, Dana Point Symphony, and the Neapolitan Trio.
She loves to travel and has been to many places around Europe and Asia for both musical and humanitarian purposes.