About Kimberly Fleming
Kim Fleming comes to Illinois from the University of Michigan where she recently completed her DMA in Wind Band Conducting. At Michigan, she guest conducted the Symphony Band, Concert Band, and Campus Band; served as a Graduate Student Instructor for the undergraduate conducting courses; conducted the Women’s Basketball and Volleyball Bands; directed the Michigan Alumni Concert Band; and conducted the Michigan Youth Symphonic Band.
Prior to Michigan, Dr. Fleming taught high school band in Wauconda, Illinois and middle school band in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey. In these roles, she directed curricular concert bands, conducted musical pit orchestras, and co-directed athletic band programs. In 2019, the Illinois Directors of Student Activities recognized her as an Outstanding Activity Advisor for her work with students in her high school band program. In addition to teaching, she is an active guest conductor and clinician. Her research has led to presentations at state and national conferences, including the Society for Music Teacher Education Symposium and the Instrumental Music Teacher Educators Colloquium.
Dr. Fleming earned her MM in Wind Conducting from Northwestern University and her BM in Music Education from Ithaca College. Her professional affiliations include the College Band Directors National Association, the National Association for Music Education, and the National Band Association.