Currently residing in Boston, MA, Catherine Weinfield served as second Oboe and English Horn with the Florida Grand Opera from 2012-2016. From 2009 - 2013, Ms. Weinfield held the position of both Assistant Principal Oboe and principal English Hornist with the Honolulu (now Hawaii) Symphony and the Hawaii Opera Theater. Ms. Weinfield has also performed with the Cleveland Orchestra; the Metropolitan Opera; the San Diego and Charleston Symphonies; the new-music ensemble Alarm Will Sound; Boston Modern Orchestra Project; the Orchestra at Indian Hill; the Canton, Akron, and Princeton Symphonies; the Philadelphia-based Symphony in C, as well as the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas, an orchestra made up of North, Central, and South American musicians.

Ms. Weinfield is also Associate Principal oboist of the Strings Music Festival in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, a position she has held since 2010. In addition, she has also been Principal Oboe of the Opera in the Ozarks, Breckenridge, Spoleto FestivalUSA, Aspen, and Kent/Blossom Music Festivals, as well as participated in the newly formed Britten-Pears Aldeburgh World Orchestra in Aldeburgh, England.

An active chamber musician as well, Ms. Weinfield wass a founding member of Trio de Salzedo, a Miami-based trio dedicated to performing new and innovative works for oboe, voice, and percussion. She has also performed as a chamber musician in the Sitka Summer Music Festival in Anchorage, Alaska, as a soloist with the Cavani String Quartet, featured in recital on WCLV, Cleveland’s classical music radio station, and been a founding member of the Princeton-based SouthMill Chamber Players.

Her principal teachers include Elaine Douvas at Mannes College of Music in New York City, John Mack and Frank Rosenwein at the Cleveland Institute of Music, and Ray Still at Northwestern University.

Also a dedicated teacher, Ms. Weinfield has held a private studio since 2007. Currently, she serves as the Oboe instructor at the Brookline School of Music in Brookline, MA. Additionally, she has held the same position with the Miami Music Project, a music program based on Venezuela's El Sistema, as well as for the Miami Arts Charter Middle and High Schools, and the South Beach Arts Institute. In the past, Ms. Weinfield has served as the oboe instructor for the Cleveland Institute of Music's preparatory division, Lawrence Central High School, oboe, chamber music, and music theory teacher at Camp Encore-Coda in Sweden, Maine, and oboe instructor at the Lawrenceville Prep School in Lawrenceville, NJ.

Ms. Weinfield is an avid runner, experimental chef of interesting cuisine, and a studious yogi. She has also appeared in a Bob Dylan music video.

Additionally, she is an illustrator of humorous and children's works. Some of her illustrations can be found here: