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Flutist, Suzanne Gilchrest has performed as a soloist and chamber musician throughout the United States, Germany, Austria, Italy and Switzerland. She has been noted for her “highly artistic standards” (Vorarlberger Nachrichten, Bregenz, Austria), her “beautiful sound” (Anzeiger der Stadt Kloten, Switzerland) and her “polished and brilliant playing” (Dolomiten Zeitung, Bolzano, Italy). She is a member of the award winning flute, viola and cello trio, Eight Strings & a Whistle. Last season, the Trio performed and gave workshops at the Festival de la Habana, a festival for contemporary music held annually in Havana, Cuba. This coming season includes performances in California and New York. Eight Strings & a Whistle released its debut recording, Albert's Window on Ravello Records in November, 2015. Since then, Ravello Records has released two additional recordings featuring the Trio: 96 Strings and 2 Whistles, a recording of the music of Scott Brickman, and Chamber Symphonies 2, 3 & 4, a recording of the music of Douglas Anderson. Ms. Gilchrest is also a member of the Browning-Gilchrest Duo. The Duo is a winner of the Artists International Chamber Music Award and its recordings, Serenade for flute and guitar, and Duo Chant (Prospect Classics label) have received wide critical acclaim. Live radio performances include several appearances on “Around New York” on WNYC-FM, “Morning Pro Musica” on WGBH-FM in Boston, and “Live at 11” on Maine Public Radio. In addition to being a Teaching Artist at UNIS, Ms. Gilchrest is also on the flute and chamber music faculty of the Department of Music and Performing Arts at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development at New York University. and SummerKeys, in Lubec, Maine.