Sydney Scherer is a flutist and private lessons instructor local to Kannapolis, NC. Currently, Scherer is a co-founder of the Queens Gate Trio, a flute clarinet and bassoon trio that performs throughout North Carolina. Scherer is also a CommonTime Online Artist and performs online solo and chamber music concerts for the platform. During her recent master’s degree program at the University of North Carolina in Greensboro, Scherer was the Graduate Quintet’s flutist and winner of the school’s young artist competition in 2020. Outside of UNCG Scherer has participated in and won numerous solo competitions; at Wright State University she performed the Reinecke flute concerto with the WSU Orchestra as a concerto winner in 2017 and won two WSU honor recitals in 2018 and 2019. Scherer was also a featured finalist of the Central Ohio Flute Competition in 2018 and was the winner of PANdemonium4’s Virtual Ohio Flute Competition in 2020. Scherer’s mentors include Dr. Erika Boysen, Dr. Christopher Chaffee, and Natalie Woodrow.
You can find Sydney’s 2022 20th Century Music Competition flute performance here.