Kimberly Fredenburgh, viola

    Kimberly Fredenburgh, originally from New York, is currently Professor of viola and chamber music and serves as head of the string area at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque.  She has been featured as a soloist and chamber musician across the United States, Puerto Rico, South Africa, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Canada, Portugal, Spain, Germany, Italy and Monaco.
    Fredenburgh is Principal Violist of the Santa Fe Symphony, Santa Fe Pro Musica Chamber Orchestra, Performance Santa Fe Orchestra and is Associate Principal of the of the New Mexico Philharmonic. She performs regularly with the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival and performed for many years with the world reknowned Santa Fe Opera Orchestra.
    Fredenburgh has 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, USA) under Michael Tilson Thomas.
    She has delivered pedagogical papers and performed at several national string conferences and international competitions. Her interest in contemporary music has resulted in creation of many new works for the viola. Recent performances include European premieres of chamber works by UNM composers. Fredenburgh is married to oboist Kevin Vigneau, and they have two sons.