Heidi Butterfield is a freelance oboe and English horn performer, and private teacher based in San Luis Obispo county. She holds a Master of Music degree in oboe performance from the University of Northern Colorado and a Bachelor of Arts degree in music education from California State University, Fresno. She has studied under Michael Adduci, Krista Riggs, Rachel Aldrich, Elizabeth Telling and Euridice Alvarez. Butterfield plays in a variety of ensembles on the Central Coast, including the San Luis Obispo Symphony, Opera San Luis Obispo, Symphony of the Vines, PCPA (Pacific Conservatory Theatre), and the Santa Maria Philharmonic. She is a founding member of the Neptune Reeds, a San Luis Obspo county-based multi-genre chamber ensemble.