Kathryn Salfelder (born 1987 in Paterson, New Jersey) is a contemporary Americancomposer, conductor and pianist, based in the Boston area. Her orchestral compositions have been performed by the Minnesota Orchestra, Albany Symphony, New England Philharmonic, among others, and her works for wind ensemble are published by Boosey & Hawkes.
Born and raised in New Jersey, Kathryn Salfelder began studying music and composition at the age of 6 at the Bergen Yamaha Music School in Paramus. At thirteen, she began studying piano with Anthony R. Fedell. She attended Fair Lawn High School, and was a winner in the 2003 Andrew de Grado Piano Competition for her performance of Danzas Argentinas by Alberto Ginastera.