Emma Gerstein is the recently appointed Principal Flute of the Lexington Philharmonic in Kentucky. In 2012 she attended the Spoleto Festival USA where she performed US and world premieres of works by John Cage and Philip Glass. Emma and Emily Granger gave their Weill Hall recital debut as first prize winners of the Alexander and Buono International Flute Competition in 2010. Additionally, Emma was the 2009 winner of the James Pellerite Competition at Indiana University, where she received her Master's Degree in 2011. She has a Bachelor's from Manhattan School of Music. Her principal teachers include Robert Langevin and Thomas Robertello. She is a finalist and regular substitute with the New World Symphony, and a member of the Musicians Club of Women. She teaches privately at the University of Chicago where she is also a member of the New Music Ensemble.
Lexington Philharmonic, University of Chicago, New World Symphony