Kimberly Sullivan


Instructor of Violin/Suzuki
Bldg. 92, Room 120

KIMBERLY SULLIVAN (viola/violin) joined the Northern Arizona University string faculty in 2007 as instructor of violin, viola, and string pedagogy. Previously, she held faculty positions at Indiana State University (Terre Haute, IN), Carthage College (Kenosha, WI), and the Music Institute of Chicago (Winnetka, IL). Sullivan is currently a member of the Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra. In addition to teaching, she has performed and recorded extensively in the United States, Europe, and Canary Islands with the Chicago Sinfonietta and has performed with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Ravinia Festival Orchestra, and Bach Week in Evanston, among other notable ensembles. While living in Chicago, Sullivan was an active studio musician, recording soundtracks for television commercials, movies, and CDs. She also was a frequent jazz collaborator, freelance musician, and performer with artists as diverse as Luciano Pavarotti, Rod Stewart, Dennis DeYoung, and David Gates. As a member of the Lyra Quartet, quartet-in-residence at Carthage College, she performed classical and contemporary literature for string quartet and trio. A graduate of Northwestern University (Evanston, IL), her principal teachers included Peter Slowik, Jeffrey Irvine, and William Schoen.