Deborah Bigenho, Accompanist
Deborah was an active Clarinetist and active member of Charleston’s Local 136 Musicians Union. She attended West Virginia Institute of Technology and The University of Charleston, where she was also on faculty. She played clarinet with the WV Symphony, The WV Opera Theatre, The Light Opera Guild, Connoisseur Concerts, Local 136 Band, and Lilliput Orchestra. Each year she played for the Messiah presentation at the Charleston Civic Center.
Deborah played for First Baptist Church in South Charleston WV. Also teaching clarinet and piano at the University of Charleston in the prep department. She was asked to be the pianist for Mt. Washington Baptist church and later was hired by Pittsburgh Public Schools to teach for their Musically Talented Program at CAPA.
She also played Clarinet for Pittsburgh, Savoyards Gilbert and Sullivan productions for 10 years while moving on to be the accompanist for Calvary United Methodists choir on the Northside. She subbed at First Bethel United Methodist Church, and started teaching at Brighton Music.
Deb is very happy to be a part of this great group. She met Cynthia while playing clarinet for her Cantatas at MLEPC for 12 years.
My hobbies are gardening, crochet and my joy is my family.