Praised for her “rich and fully present” sound (The New York Times), New York City-based Australian flutist Catherine Gregory is in demand as a soloist, chamber and orchestral musician and has performed at Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, the Chicago Cultural Center and the Lincoln Center festival. She has been a winner of the Pittsburgh Concert Society Competition, a finalist in the Young Performer’s Awards and has worked with such composers as Steve Reich, David Lang, and George Crumb. Catherine has appeared at the Mt. Desert Festival of Chamber Music, Chestnut Hill Concert series, Summit Powder Mountain Chamber Series. She is a frequent collaborator with ECCE, NOVUS NY, Ensemble LPR, the Locrian Chamber Players, NOW Ensemble, and has been a guest of the Springfield Symphony, Jupiter Chamber players and Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. In Australia, she has appeared with the Southern Cross Soloists, and has performed with the Paris Opera Ballet and the Australian Chamber Orchestra. She has played under the batons of such conductors as Harry Bicket, Robert Spano, David Robertson, Susanna Mälkki and Marin Alsop.
Passionate about creating meaningful musical experiences in every setting, Catherine is a core member of Decoda—Affiliate Ensemble of Carnegie Hall and an alumna of Ensemble ACJW: a program of Carnegie Hall, the Juilliard School and the Weill Music Institute. Catherine studied with Gerhard Mallon at the Queensland Conservatorium, as well as in the US under the auspices of a Fulbright Scholarship with Alberto Almarza and Jeanne Baxtresser. Catherine was appointed Artist-Lecturer of flute at Moravian College in 2015.