Graeme Sugden


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2023 Festival Fellows

Indiana University
Home town: Bradenton, FL

Graeme Sugden currently serves as the piccoloist of the Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra, and regularly appears with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, and Sarasota Orchestra. He has spent past summers performing at the Miami Music Festival Orchestral Institute, Marina Piccinini International Masterclass, Detroit Symphony Orchestra Summer Institute, and the Sarasota Music Festival.

Graeme has performed in concert halls across the nation, including the New World Center, the Van Wezel Performing Arts Center, The STRAZ Center, and the Jacobs School of Music Musical Arts Center.

A native of Bradenton, Florida, Graeme studied with Betsy Hudson Traba, principal flutist of the Sarasota Orchestra. He has earned first prizes in multiple competitions, including the First Coast Wind Symphony Concerto Competition and the Indianapolis Matinee Musicale Scholarship Concerto Competition. He is currently pursuing a master's degree at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music as a fellowship student of Thomas Robertello.