Betsy Hudson Traba
Principal Flutist of the Sarasota Orchestra and Sarasota Wind Quintet since 1993, Betsy Traba is the former Principal Flutist of the Hofer Symphoniker in Hof, Germany, where she performed as a featured soloist on six concerts during a two year period.
Cheryl Losey Feder
Until this year, Cheryl Losey Feder was principal harpist with the Sarasota Orchestra. Now residing in Dallas, where she moved with her husband, Abe Feder (former principal cellist with Sarasota and now a member of the Dallas Symphony), Cheryl is pursuing a solo career and receiving national and international awards, performing in diverse settings around the world. She’s received top prizes from the Munich International Competition and the Grandjany Prize in the American Harp Society’s National Solo Competition to the American String Teacher’s Association National Solo Competition and Sarasota’s Arts and Cultural Alliance’s John Ringling Towers Performing Artist Award.