Violist Kimberly Fredenburgh has been featured as a soloist across the United States, Puerto Rico, South Africa, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Canada, Portugal, Spain, Germany and Italy. She is Principal Violist of The Santa Fe Symphony, Santa Fe Promusica Chamber Orchestra, and Acting Principal of the New Mexico Philharmonic. She performs regularly with the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival and the Desert Chorale. Ms. Fredenburgh is Professor of Viola and Head of String Area at the University of New Mexico, which is the flagship university in the state. She previously served on the faculty at Arizona State University while also performing as Associate Principal of the Phoenix Symphony for seven years. She was a principal violist in the New World Symphony (Miami, FL) under Michael Tilson Thomas. She has delivered papers and performed at national string conferences and viola congresses. Her interest in contemporary music has resulted in many premiers of new works for her instrument.