Praised for her “rich and fully present” sound (The New York Times), New York City-based Australian flutist Catherine Gregory has performed as a soloist, 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, Scrag Mountain Music, Chestnut Hill Concert series, Joye in Aiken, Jupiter Chamber Players, Lyrica Chamber Music, and Summit: Music in the Mountains Chamber Series. She is a frequent collaborator with Ensemble LPR, Trinity Wall St’s NOVUS NY, the Locrian Chamber Players, NOW Ensemble, and has been guest Principal Flute of the Princeton and Springfield Symphonies 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 serves as a co-artistic director of Decoda—Affiliate Ensemble of Carnegie Hall. She is an alumna of Ensemble Connect (formerly ACJW).
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.