Gretchen teaches begining and intermediate violin and viola students. Gretchen has a wide background that spans many areas of the music spectrum. She was a Unit Leader for the U.S. Navy Band Sea Chanters and the first female to achieve the rank of Master Chief in the 45 year history of the chorus! She currently serves as the music director of a local church, the director of the Harbor City Harmonizers and as a board member for the Melbourne Chamber Music Society.
Gretchen graduated with honors from Penn State University with a degree in Music Education. She has furthered her knowledge by additional studies with performers/teachers from the Peabody Conservatory, Metroploitian Opera and Brevard Symphony orchestra.