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Dr. Kimberly Clark is an active chamber musician and free-lance flutist who has performed across the United States and in Europe. She is a member of Scirocco Winds (woodwind quintet) and Principal Flute of the Energy Corridor of Houston Orchestra.
Currently, Kimberly is the Executive Director of Floot Fire Inc., a nationally recognized 501 C3 arts education organization, whose primary focus is summer flute workshops for high school and middle school students.
Formerly on faculty at the University of Houston Moores School of Music, Dr. Clark is highly sought as a teacher and clinician. She has performed and given clinics at conventions for the National Flute Association, Texas Bandmasters Association, and Texas Music Educators Association. She has been a featured artist/clinician at flute festivals for the New York Flute Club, Florida Flute Association, Costal Bend Flute Club, Flute Society of Kentucky, Oklahoma Flute Society, Texas Flute Society and the Houston Flute Club. Additionally, Dr. Clark has performed and given masterclasses at universities across the US.
Dr. Clark has served the National Flute Association on the Board of Directors, as the Flute Clubs Coordinator, and as an Acting Piccolo Artist Competition Coordinator. She is a former President of the Houston Flute Club. During her tenure she founded the HFC Flute Fest, Denise Jennings Solo and Ensemble Competition, and the Byron Hester Competition.
Dr. Clark studied privately and performed in masterclasses for over 20 world renown flutists. Her primary flute teachers include: Timothy Day, Aralee Dorough, Byron Hester, Claire Johnson, John Thorne, and Peggy Russell. Her somatic teachers and mentors include: Meade Andrews, Barbara Conable, Martha Fertman, Kay Hooper, Chris Lidvall, Amy Likar, Lea Pearson, Kathy Sarra, Susan Sinclair, and Ariel Weiss.
Degrees, Certifications, and Licensures from: University of Houston, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Houston School for the Alexander Technique, Alexander Technique International, and Andover Educators.