Dr. Kathryn Vetter is an internationally award-winning clarinetist based in New York City. She is a founding member of Sputter Box, a clarinet, voice, percussion ensemble and Nu, a woodwind quintet. Sputter Box was a 2021 recipient of the Chamber Music America Ensemble Forward Grant and has been guest artists at the University of Florida (2021-2022) and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst (2020). As a soloist, Dr. Vetter won the 2018 Contemporary Performance Competition at the Cortona Sessions in Cortona, Italy. She has premiered over sixty new works and contributed to the contemporary classical music field through her research presentations at the Music by Women Festival in Columbus, Mississippi (2017) and the Norton Lecture Series at the University of Oklahoma (2018). Dr. Vetter teaches at Five Towns College and Mannes Prep–The New School. In 2022, she will be the visiting clarinet professor at the University of Oklahoma. Since 2013, Dr. Vetter has also taught early childhood music classes for students ages 0-7 years. In addition to her university and classroom teaching, Dr. Vetter teaches a private studio of clarinet and saxophone students in New York. Originally from New Jersey, she now resides in Brooklyn.
Doctorate of Musical Arts in Clarinet Performance (DMA) - Stony Brook University
Masters of Music in Clarinet Performance (MM) - University of Oklahoma
Masters of Music in Music Theory (MM) - University of Oklahoma
Bachelors in Music Education (BME) - Michigan State University