Don Gottlieb has been the principal piccoloist of the Louisville Orchestra since 1978. He graduated from Baldwin-Wallace College where he studied flute (with a special emphasis on piccolo) with William J. Hebert of the Cleveland Orchestra. Mr. Gottlieb has been a featured soloist with the Louisville Orchestra on both flute and piccolo on numerous occasions. He gave the United States premier of Powel Symanski's "Appendix" for solo piccolo and chamber orchestra in 1987, and has also been a featured soloist at The National Flute Convention. Along with teaching flute and piccolo at the University of Louisville for the past four years, Mr. Gottlieb maintains a private studio for students of all ages. He has also presented master classes for the flute, piccolo, repair and maintenance.