Specialty: Flute, Director of Flute Ensemble
American flutist Kimberly Trolier is a sought after orchestral and chamber musician, performing with the Opera Company of Philadelphia, Orchestra 2001, Symphony in C, and the AVA Opera Orchestra. She frequently appears as a guest artist with the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Ballet Orchestra, Network for New Music, the Delaware and Reading Symphonies, and the Virginia and Harrisburg Symphonies. She has collaborated with such conductors as James Levine, Allan Gilbert, Robert Spano, Joann Faletta, Rossen Milanov, Ignat Solzhenitsyn, Leon Fleisher, Christopher Matcatsoris, Corrado Rovaris, and David Amado.
She has appeared as a soloist with Symphony in C, performing the Bach B Minor Orchestra Suite, the Missouri Chamber Orchestra, and the Chamber Orchestra of Temple University. International appearances include concerts at Tchaikovsky Hall and the Hall of Columns in Moscow and performances in Helsinki, Finland. Dr. Tolier has appeared at numerous summer festivals including the Grand Teton Festival, the Music Academy of the West, and the Hidden Valley Music Festival in Carmel, CA. In addition to her performing schedule, Dr. Trolier is on the faculty of Franklin & Marshall College and Eastern University.
Dr. Trolier received her DMA from Temple University where she studied with Kazuo Tokito and David Cramer. Prior studies at the Peabody Conservatory of Music were with Robert Willoughby and Timothy Day. She has also studied with Keith Underwood. She has attended master classes given by Gary Shocker, Trevor Wye, Julius Baker, Doriot Dwyer, and Marzio Conti. Dr. Trolier has recorded for the Naxos and Centaur labels.
Upcoming performances in the 2013-2014 season include a concert at Carnegie Hall and a recital of American flute music in collaboration with pianist Michung Park at the Seoul Performing Arts Center, Seoul Korea.