Kimberly Fredenburgh is Principal Violist of The Santa Fe Symphony. She is also principal violist of Santa Fe Pro Musica Chamber Orchestra and Associate Principal of the New Mexico Philharmonic. Kim is Professor of Viola and Head of the String Area at the University of New Mexico, where she teaches private viola students and classes in orchestral audition preparation and coaches chamber music ensembles. She has performed numerous seasons with the Santa Fe Opera Orchestra and the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival. She was previously Associate Principal viola of the Phoenix Symphony Orchestra for seven years and also taught at Arizona State University.

Kim was a co-principal violist with the New World Symphony under Michael Tilson Thomas and has appeared at Carnegie Hall with Sir Georg Solti conducting. She has been featured as a soloist with orchestras in Arizona, New Mexico, Brazil, Spain, Italy and South Africa. She has delivered pedagogical papers at several National ASTA conferences and has also performed at the International Viola Congresses and Competitions.