Katherine Saenger

Since retiring from the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center in 2013, scientist/inventor Katherine Saenger has been working in her home lab pursuing interests in flute acoustics, artificial blower development, and ergonomic headjoint construction. As a young flutist, she studied with John Wummer, Harold Bennett, and Thomas Nyfenger.

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The Pitch of the Plonk: Debunking Some Myths About Tongue-Ram Acoustics

The Basics Among the contemporary flute’s extended techniques are the percussive “plonk” or “thunk” sounds…