- elizabeth weinfield
- Classical Musician
elizabeth weinfield is a historical musicologist, viola de gamba player and editor of the online heilbrunn timeline of art history for the metropolitan museum of art, to which she contributes writings on music. she is the founder of sonnambula, a consort of viola de gamba players, and has appeared as a baroque violist and viol player with such ensembles as anonymous 4, the buxtehude consort, helios early opera, lionhart, long & away, the new york consort of viols, siren baroque, tafelmusik baroque summer festival, parthenia and others. currently she is a phd candidate in historical musicology at the graduate center of the city university of new york where she is writing on 17th-century french pastoral music and iconography, and she holds a master’s degree in music from oxford university. her work in museums includes the design of a baroque plucked strings exhibition at the yale university collection of musical instruments. she has taught at the city college of new york, oxford's l'académie de paris, yeshiva university, and is currently adjunct faculty in music at fordham.