Kimberly Zaleski

A native of Garrison, New York, flutist Kimberly Zaleski has dedicated her career to performing, composing and teaching music. Presently, she is the Co-Founder and Flutist in the flute and cello duo, IN2ATIVE and is a Performing Artist on the roster of the Center for Arts-Inspired Learning Agency. Kimberly is excited to be joining North Coast Winds for their 2018-2019 Season. She is the Co-Principal Flutist of the Firelands Symphony and the Second Flutist with CityMusic Cleveland Chamber Orchestra. In addition to her performance career, she holds the position of Adjunct Professor of Flute at The College of Wooster, and also teaches at the Beck Center for the Performing Arts, Medina Schools and Cleveland Institute of Music as a Presenter in the Distance Learning Department. She completed her Bachelorís as a student of Marina Piccinini at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University and her Masterís at the Cleveland Institute of Music under the tutelage of Principal Flutist of the Cleveland Orchestra, Joshua Smith.