Francisca (Kika) Wright
Kika Wright is a bassoonist, teaching artist, and arts administrator based in New York City. She is also an active freelancer throughout the Northeastern US. She is the bassoonist of the Incidental Chamber Players of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, a chamber group focused on performing unjustly forgotten works of the wind repertoire, and the Atlantic Collective of New York City. Ms. Wright is the music programs manager of the Bronx Arts Ensemble, as well as a teaching artist, teaching woodwinds in Bronx public schools. Ms. Wright has participated in summer music programs in the U.S. and Canada, including the Hot Springs Music Festival, Banff Music Centre, Eastern Music Festival, and the Aspen Music Festival and School. Former teachers include Daryl Durran, Marc Vallon, Nancy Goeres, and Frank Morelli. Ms. Wright is a member of the International Double Reed Society and the American Federation of Musicians, Local 802.