Catherine Conlin is an active performer and educator in the North Texas area. She recently received her Masters in clarinet performance from the University of North Texas, where she was a member of the Concert Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra, and Wind Symphony. While at UNT, Catherine studied clarinet with Dr. Kimberly Cole Luevano, and wind conducting with Dennis Fisher and Eugene Migliaro Corporon. Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, Catherine received her Bachelors from Cleveland State University, where she studied with long-time Cleveland Orchestra clarinetist, Theodore Johnson. While living in Cleveland, she spent many years as an orchestral player, holding principal positions in the Cleveland Women’s Orchestra and the Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra, with whom she also held the Eb clarinet position. She has been featured as a soloist in the Cleveland State University Symphony, under the direction of Victor Liva, and with the Cleveland State Clarinet Choir, under the direction of Theodore Johnson. She was also an active chamber musician and performed regularly with her woodwind quintet, All-Star Winds. Recently, she was a finalist in the International Clarinet Association’s Orchestral Audition competition and a woodwind finalist in UNT’s prestigious concerto competition. She can also be heard on many UNT Wind Symphony recordings. She currently teaches clarinet and saxophone in the Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD and Prosper ISD.