Deborah Fischer Teason
Deborah Fischer-Teason holds a B.M. in theory/composition. She did her steel pan studies with Gage Averill, Ray Holman and Tom Miller as well as field work in Trinidad and Tobago in 2004, 2005 and 2007. Ms. Teason is the founding director and current liturgical director for St. Luke's Steel Band and also teaches pan at The Foote School and Choate-Rosemary Hall. Selected compositions for steel pans include "Trinity," a concerto for steel band and orchestra commissioned by the Waterbury Symphony, "Cadences," a tenor pan and string quartet premiered by Liam Teague and the Vermeer Quartet, and “Essakane” for three steel pans, piano, double bass and percussion.