Praised for her “rich and fully present” sound (The New York Times), New York City based Australian flutist Catherine Gregory has performed as a recitalist, chamber and orchestral musician 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 and is a frequent collaborator with ECCE, NOVUS NY, Ensemble LPR, the Locrian Chamber Players, Riverdale Sinfonietta, Symphony in C, the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, and the Metro Chamber Orchestra. In Australia, she has been a guest of the Southern Cross Soloists, and has also performed with the Paris Opera Ballet on their Australian tour, with the Australian Chamber Orchestra, and at the National Gallery in Canberra. She has played under the batons of such conductors as Harry Bicket, Robert Spano, David Robertson and Susanna Mälkki.
Passionate about education, community outreach, and musical advocacy, Catherine is an alumna of Ensemble ACJW: a program of Carnegie Hall, the Juilliard School and the Weill Music Institute and continues this work with the Alumni group, Decoda, an affiliate ensemble of Carnegie Hall. 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.