Flutist Gretchen Pusch made her Carnegie Recital Hall debut as winner of the Artist International Competition. She has appeared in recital and as concerto soloist in North America, Europe and Asia. Gretchen is a member of the Dorian Wind Quintet and has performed with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, American Symphony and on Broadway, among others. She has served on the flute faculties of Juilliard’s Music Advancement Program, Rutgers University, and the Round Top International Festival. She studied with Julius Baker, James Pappoutsakis, and Keith Underwood.