Michael H. Weinstein (b. June 26, 1960 Lausanne, Switzerland) is a composer, theorist, educator, and hornist. He studied at S.U.N.Y. Purchase (B.F.A.), the New England Conservatory of Music (M.M.), and received his Ph.D in Composition and Theory from Brandeis University in 1991. He is the chair of the music department at the Cambridge School of Weston, an Assistant Professor of Composition at Berklee College of Music, and chair of music theory at the New England Conservatory of Music Preparatory Division. He is third horn with the Symphony New Hampshire. His works have been commissioned, performed, and recorded by organizations such as: the NEC Wind Ensemble & Symphony Orchestra, the USAF Band (Washington, D.C.), the Boston Landmarks Orchestra, the Boston Classical Orchestra, the Symphony by the Sea, the Civic Symphony of Boston, the Boston Conservatory Symphony Orchestra, the MIT Wind Ensemble, the Washington Winds, the ars nova ensemble Berlin, the University of Washington Wind Ensemble, and the League ISCM – Boston among others. His music is published by Boosey & Hawkes and Micha Music. Recent performances have taken place in Seattle, New York, Washington, D.C., Boston, Berlin, Paris, and Moscow.