A provider of “great sinuous magic” (Boston Musical Intelligencer), Katherine (Katie) Lee Althen is the 2016 3rd Prize Winner of the New York Flute Club Competition. During the 2016-2017 season she has performed in The Orchestra Now, the Reading Symphony Orchestra (PA), Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra, and Berks Sinfonietta. Most recently, she served as principal flute of the 2017 Artosphere Festival Orchestra. Katie maintains a private studio in NYC and also shares her love for the flute with her 31,000+ followers on her popular Instagram account, @katieflute. Katie received her M.M from The Juilliard School studying under Robert Langevin, and her B.M. from the New England Conservatory studying under Paula Robison.