Kimberly Houser holds a DMA in Music from the University of Arizona. She is professionally experienced as an orchestral player and soloist. She is also experienced in Opera, Ballet, Choral, and Chamber ensembles. Kimberly has stretched her skills to include Jazz, Popular and Experimental music. She has also served on the faculties of Louisana State University, Baton Rouge Community College, Clark Community College, and MSU Bozeman, MT, and has been an instructor at the New Orleans Jazz and Pop Harp Weekend, a summer seminar for harpists looking to explore Jazz and Popular Genres. Kimberly is also available for weddings and other events.
Kimberly is active as a composer as well as a performer. She has studied harp with Marion Fouse and Carrol McLaughlin and has participated in master classes abroad with Catherine Michel. She studied composition with Pamela Decker.
Kimberly is available for bookings throughout the Pacific Northwest. She is currently splitting her time between Salem and her hometown of Eagle Creek. (A small town near Sandy, Oregon. Not related to the Eagle Creek found in the Columbia River Gorge)