Clinician – Treble Choir

Kimberly Dunn Adams
2024 KMEA All-State Treble Choir Conductor
Western Michigan University
Kimberly Dunn Adams is the Director of Choral Activities at Western Michigan University, where she directs the University Chorale, Anima, Collegiate Singers, and Grand Chorus. She also directs the graduate program in choral conducting and teaches choral literature and choral conducting. Adams’ choirs have received top prizes in national and international competitions, invitations to perform at choral conventions, and recognition for their recordings. In 2015, Adams was named a Conducting Fellow in the International Conductors Exchange Program. She has presented at the World Choral Symposium, Nordic Choral Conference, National Collegiate Choral Organization Conference, Michigan Music Conference, and the MSMVA Summer Workshop.

Adams was previously the Director of Choral Ensembles at Mount Holyoke College. Adams holds a BA in religion from Oberlin College, a BM degree in vocal performance from Oberlin Conservatory, and the MM degree in choral conducting from the Yale School of Music. Adams earned the DMA in choral conducting with a minor in music theory at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Adams is highly praised for her energetic, positive, and insightful work as a guest conductor and is a sought-after clinician and adjudicator.