The piece was performed by her former student, Sasha Enegren. Enegren performed the work at a recital at Manhattan School of Music, where she is a doctoral candidate for bassoon performance.
Enegren graduated magna cum laude from Wake Forest in 2005.
“Spirit,” written for bassoon and piano, is one of several original works for the bassoon that premiered that evening. The recital included small chamber ensembles, solos and two concertos with orchestra.
Borwick is the president of the International Alliance for Women in Music.