Mary Gatchell  Administration
Bachelor of Music Degree. New York University, Theory and Composition.

As an accomplished oboist, pianist, composer, conductor, and singer, Mary has a diverse musical background. At New York University she studied with acclaimed oboist, Gerard Reuter, Grammy award winner, jazz pianist/composer, Jim McNeely, composer Justin Dello Joio, and voice teachers, Anne Phillips and Karen Lykes. As an oboist, she has played at Carnegie Hall several times and freelances with many orchestras and chamber ensembles in and around New York City. As a singer, she has performed at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center, The Lamb's Theatre, Symphony Space, Blue Note, Birdland, and Knitting Factory, and at Brooklyn's Barclays Center and Newark's Prudential Center with the Rolling Stones for their 50th Anniversary tour with her choir, Ghostlight. She has conducted and premiered her own compositions in the United States and Italy, having written works for orchestra, chamber ensembles, big band, and choir. She is currently the choir director at St. Joseph's College in Brooklyn and the music director and organist of Teaneck United Methodist Church. Mary has traveled to Ethiopia and Bulgaria with the Worldwide Orphans Foundation to work with HIV infected and impoverished children developing a sustainable music curriculum for them. She has five albums out of her own music available at marygatchell.com