Praised by critics for "livewire intensity" and for both "delightfully effective" and “memorably demonic” playing, violinist Katherine Winterstein enjoys a wide range of musical endeavors, as a chamber musician, orchestral musician, soloist, and teacher.  She holds a Bachelor of Music Degree from the Eastman School and received her Master’s Degree from Boston University’s School for the Arts.  Ms. Winterstein has performed on numerous series, such as Washington DC’s Embassy Series and the McIntire Chamber Music Series at the University of Virginia. She is a member of the Hartt String Quartet, the Mount Auburn String Quartet, and additionally appears regularly with the Craftsbury Chamber Players, Boston-based Chameleon Arts Ensemble, and Providence-based Aurea Ensemble. She has appeared as soloist with several orchestras including the Wintergreen Festival Orchestra, the Champlain Philharmonic, the Boston Virtuosi, and the Vermont Symphony.

Ms. Winterstein is the concertmaster of the Vermont Symphony, the assistant concertmaster of the Portland Symphony, and she performs regularly with the Handel and Haydn Society, Boston Baroque and the Boston Modern Orchestra Project.  She has served on the performance faculty of Middlebury College in Vermont since 2002, and joined the faculty of the Hartt School of Music in September of 2011.

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