Tanya Dusevic Witek

Tanya Dusevic Witek is a member of the New York City Ballet Orchestra and the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra at Lincoln Center. Ms. Witek has performed with American Ballet Theater, the Metropolitan Opera, the New York Philharmonic, the New Jersey Symphony and the American Symphony Orchestra. She has appeared as a flutist with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra for over twenty years, and has toured across Europe, Asia and the United States with the ensemble. Ms. Witek has been the recipient of many prestigious awards including McGraw-Hill Company’s Robert Sherman Award for Music Education and Community Outreach (awarded annually to a distinguished Juilliard alumnus), The National Arts Club’s Tilden Prize (Jean-Pierre Rampal, jury chairman), a Fulbright Grant, 2nd prize in the National Flute Association’s Young Artists’ Competition, a Sony ES Award for Excellence, the Juilliard Concerto Competition, and multiple Canada Council Grants. She has appeared at the Banff and Marlboro Music Festivals and has toured with “Musicians from Marlboro.” Ms. Witek has recorded for EMI, Bridge, NHK, CRI, Panasonic, Azica and CBC, and her debut solo recording was released on the MSR label. Formerly on the faculty at Montclair State University, Ms. Witek has also worked as a teaching artist for the New York Philharmonic, Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center Institute. As Co-Artistic Director of BridgeMusik, Ms. Witek has produced many concert events and music festivals in Rockland County since co-founding the program in 2018 with her husband, Krystof Witek, violinist. Ms. Witek was educated at The University of Calgary, The Banff Center, and she received her master and doctoral degrees from The Juilliard School. Her main teachers and coaches have included Marian Zekulin, Philippa Fitzgerald-Finch, Carol Wincenc and Samuel Baron. Ms. Witek lives in Tappan, NY with her husband and two children.