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Kimberly McCollum

Lecturer in Music: 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 Mid-Atlantic region. A sought after pedagogue, Ms. McCollum holds an Advanced Professional Certificate in Music Education and teaches over 250 string students in the Anne Arundel County School System. As a performer, she is a member of the Annapolis Chamber Orchestra, performs with the Annapolis Symphony, and other regional orchestras. 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 has performed as a member of the esteemed (AIMS orchestra) 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 teaches all levels of students in private instruction, chamber music coaching, and in formal classroom settings. Finally, as someone who celebrates a liberal arts experience, Ms. McCollum is an active scholar, regularly presenting at the American String Teacher’s Association National Conference and other regional conferences.