San Francisco Bay Area based Freelance Cellist and Cello Teacher
Catarina is a regular substitute with Santa Rosa Symphony, Sonnet Ensemble, Santa Cruz Symphony, Pocket Opera, and Oakland Symphony.
Born in Portugal, Catarina Ferreira has presented herself as a solo, chamber and orchestra cellist in many international venues, including in the United States of America, South Korea, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, Italy and Netherlands.
Catarina completed her Master of Music degree at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, in Baltimore, Maryland, where she studied with Amit Peled. She received her Bachelor of Music degree at the Royal Northern College of Music, in Manchester, United Kingdom, where she studied with Karine Georgian.
Catarina has received awards from the Rotary Club of Portugal, GDA Direitos dos Artistas and the American Club of Lisbon.