Kimberly Kraft McLemore joined the Nashville Symphony in January of 2017 as the Accelerando Manager. Prior to joining Education and Community Engagement team, Kimberly worked as a high school choir and theater teacher, in addition to performing as a festival clinician and freelance musician.
Kimberly earned a Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of Tennessee at Martin and a Master of Music in Choral Conducting from the Pennsylvania State University. Kimberly has served as a member of the Fine Arts Standards Writing Committee for the State of Tennessee Board of Education, and the ensemble manager for the Tennessee Music Educators Association’s state conference. Kimberly continues to serve as the choir manager for All-National Honor Ensemble for the National Association for Music Education national conference.