Bridget Douglas is the Principal Flute of the NZSO. After completing studies at Victoria University, Bridget went to New York and Chicago for further studies. In the USA, Bridget won several competitions including the Artists International Award, resulting in a debut recital at Carnegie Hall. Bridget is also a member of the harp/flute duo Flight with Carolyn Mills (NZSO Principal Harp) and the contemporary ensemble Stroma. She has released two CDs with pianist Rachel Thomson (Syrinx, French music for flute and piano, and Taurangi, music by New Zealand composers) and a Flight CD with Carolyn Mills.