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Kimberly McCollum

Lecturer in : Violin/Viola & String Orchestra


  • M.M., String Performance, Boston University, 2000
  • B.M., Violin Performance, with Honors (magna cum laude) The Florida State University, 1997
  • MUS 261/461 Applied Strings: Violin/Viola
  • MUS 291 Washington College String Orchestra
  • MUS 487 String Chamber Music
Professional Experience

Kimberly McCollum is a professional violinist/violist who regularly performs and solos around the Baltimore/DC region. In addition to teaching at Washington College, she is on the faculty of Anne Arundel Community College and teaches in the Anne Arundel County School System. She is currently the Associate Concertmaster of the Annapolis Chamber Orchestra and is a frequent performer with other regional orchestras such as Annapolis Symphony and Maryland Philharmonic. Her teachers include Peter Zazofsky, Eliot Chapo, and Jeanne Majors. In addition to her formal music education, Ms. McCollum has studied at the Chautauqua Institution in New York and the American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz, Austria. Ms. McCollum has been a member of various orchestras throughout the east-coast including the Civic Symphony Orchestra of Boston (Associate Concertmaster) and the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra. In addition, she has performed with the North Shore Philharmonic, Columbus Symphony, and the Jacksonville Symphony. Ms. McCollum has taught all levels of students in private instruction, chamber music coaching, and in formal classroom settings. In addition, Ms. McCollum is an active scholar, specializing in violin pedagogy. She is a regular presenter at the American String Teacher’s Association National Conference.