Kimberly Trolier is the principal flutist of Symphony in C, a young professional orchestra under the direction of conductor Rossen Milanov. In May 2007 she was appointed to the orchestra of The Opera Company of Philadelphia by Corrado Rovaris. Dr. Trolier also performs with the Orchestra 2001, a Philadelphia-based ensemble devoted to presenting contemporary music, and many other regional ensembles including the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Virtuosi, and the Delaware Symphony. International appearances include performances at Tchaikovsky Hall and the Hall of Columns in Moscow. She has participated in numerous summer festivals including the Music Academy of the West, the Grand Teton Orchestral Seminar, and the New Jersey and Princeton Opera Festivals.
Dr. Trolier earned her doctoral degree from the Esther Boyer School of Music at Temple University where she was a student of Kazuo Tokito and David Cramer. Earlier studies were completed at The Peabody Institute of Music under Robert Willoughby and Timothy Day. Master class performances include those with Keith Underwood, Marzio Conti, Jeffrey Kahner, and Trevor Wye.
Dr. Trolier is an active teacher and is currently on the faculty of Franklin & Marshall College and Eastern University. Previous faculty appointments include those at Widener University and the Preparatory Division of Temple University.
DMA, Temple University, 2001
Professional Studies Certificate, Temple University, 1995
M. Music, Peabody Conservatory of Music, 1990
B.A., Music, Peabody Conservatory of Music, 1988
MUS 280 A Flute