Sarah M. (Gill) Schettler is second flutist in the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, teaches flute at Tulane University and the University of New Orleans, and maintains a private studio where she teaches students from beginner through high school students. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Flute Performance from Millikin University, Master’s degrees in Flute Performance and Musicology from the University of North Texas, and a Doctorate in Flute Performance from Florida State University. During the 2005-2006 academic year, she was one of six flutists worldwide to be accepted into Trevor Wye’s Flute Studio, located in southern England. An article on her experiences in the Flute Studio was published in the December 2006 issue of Flute Talk magazine.
Before moving to New Orleans, Dr. Schettler served as Assistant Professor of Music at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, where she taught flute and music theory. She has performed with the Corpus Christi and Victoria Symphonies in south Texas and with the Orquestra Sinfonica de U.A.N.L. in Monterrey, Mexico. Sarah was a semifinalist in the 2004 National Flute Association Young Artist Competition and first prize winner in the 2005 Flute Society of Kentucky Young Artist Competition.