Photography by Luke Ellard

Photography by Luke Ellard

Kathryn Vetter, a New York-based clarinetist, is a member of Oasi Trio, Sputter Box, and Echo Chamber. In 2018 at the Cortona Sessions for New Music in Cortona, Italy, she placed first in the Contemporary Performance Competition and commissioned Paul Hwang as part of the award. Kathryn has also contributed to the contemporary classical music field through her research. She presented a lecture recital on Kaija Saariaho's Duft for solo clarinet at the Music by Women Festival in Columbus, Mississippi (2017) and presented research on Saariaho's clarinet works at the Norton Lecture Series at the University of Oklahoma in March 2018. Kathryn is earning her doctorate in clarinet performance at Stony Brook University. She earned masters degrees in music theory and clarinet performance at the University of Oklahoma and a bachelors in music education from Michigan State University. As the current clarinet graduate teaching assistant at Stony Brook University, Kathryn serves as the instructor for the undergraduate clarinet studio. She also teaches private clarinet, saxophone, flute, and music theory lessons and early childhood music classes with the Long Island Studio of Music and is the band director at Saint Andrew Avellino in Queens, New York.