Biography

Kimberley began learning the violin with Helen Butterworth at the age of 5 as a Suzuki student. At age 13 she joined the Royal College of Music Junior Department learning with Miriam Morley. Here she went on to become leader of both their Symphony and Chamber Orchestras, whilst also performing with her quartets at prestigious concerts and functions, one of which included performing for the Department of Constitutional Affairs, House of Lords.

Kimberley was a member of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain for two years. She was the Jacqueline du Pré Music Scholar at Croydon High School, and was the first recipient of the Olive Zorian Scholarship at the Royal Northern College of Music, where she was tutored by Leland Chen and then by Steve Wilkie.

Kimberley has been teaching using the Suzuki Method for over 10 years. She is a European Suzuki Association (ESA) Qualified Teacher to level-5, and a Music Mind Games Certified Teacher (Units 1 and 2). Passionate about the wider Suzuki community, Kimberley is both a member and Trustee of the London Suzuki Group (LSG). She teaches Suzuki violin in Wallington to children aged from 3 to Adults.

In her spare time, Kimberley loves to hang out with her Suzuki Mummy, attend Latin Dance events, long walks in the countryside, and extending her knowledge through CPD courses and training. Currently, Kimberley is working towards her Diploma in Child Psychology Level 3.

Kimberley performing a little excerpt from ‘Thaïs Meditation’ by Massenet, Charity Concert at Wallington Baptist Church, October 2017

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