Fudala is the principal flutist of the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra and the Northwest Indiana Symphony. She also is the flute instructor at Concordia University Chicago, Valparaiso University and the First Conservatory in LaGrange.

 Among her performances with Chicago area ensembles include the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Sinfonietta, Chicago Chamber Orchestra, Lake Forest Symphony, Southbend Symphony, Civic Orchestra of Chicago, Springfield Symphony and the Lincoln Opera Company. A member of the Oak Street Winds Quintet, Fudala has appeared twice on the WFMT Dame Myra Hess concert series and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s Radiothon. With the Northwest Indiana Wind quintet, she has appeared on WFMT’s “Live from Studio 1” show. Her teachers include Walfrid Kujala, Kyril Magg, Jack Wellbaum and Katherine Borst-Jones. She resides in Forest Park with her husband and their cats.


  • MMus, Northwestern University; Evanston, IL
  • Certificate in performance, Northwestern University; Evanston, IL
  • BM, University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music; Cincinnati, OH