Gretchen Gettes, cello
Cellist Gretchen Gettes earned an undergraduate degree from Duke University and a Masters of Music degree in cello performance from USC where she studied with Lynn Harrell. She was a member of the Pacific Northwest Ballet Orchestra for six years, and in addition to performing the Nutcracker over 150 times, played on numerous film soundtracks and commercials. Gretchen freelances in the Baltimore/Washington area and is a member of the Gliss ensemble. She is principal cellist and soloist with the Baltimore's Bach Concert Series and the Howard County Chamber Orchestra in Ellicott City. She teaches privately and is on the faculty at Goucher College, Peabody Preparatory, and Baltimore School for the Arts.