Ms. Fitzgerald has taught cello/bass and chamber music at Milligan since 2005. She holds a Bachelors degree in Performance and Music Education from the University of Louisville and a Masters degree in Cello Performance from S.U.N.Y. at Stony Brook. She is principal cellist of the Johnson City Symphony Orchestra and a member of the Asheville Symphony and the Kingsport Symphony of the Mountains.
As a chamber musician, Ms. Fitzgerald performs with The Paramount Chamber Players, the Shelbridge Chamber Players and Signature Strings. In addition to teaching at Milligan, Ms. Fitzgerald is an adjunct instructor at East Tennessee State University, maintains a private cello studio and is director of the East Tennessee Cello Choir.