Kim S. McCormick is an Associate Professor of Music at the University of Southern Florida. She also performs with Opera Tampa and the Florida Flute Orchestra. Previous to her appointment at USF she taught flute at Iowa State University, and the College of Charleston, where she also served as principal flutist with the symphony and was a frequent performer at Spoleto Festival USA and with the Savannah Symphony. She has performed at numerous festivals and conferences including the College Music Society, International Society for Music Education the Center for Intercultural Music at Cambridge University as well as eight appearances at the National Flute Convention. During the past two years she toured extensively, performing in Ecuador, China, South Korea and France.
As flutist with the McCormick flute/percussion duo, she has been committed to commissioning and premiering numerous new works. The CD Twilight Remembered has been highly acclaimed in some of the leading audiophile journals including Fanfare, American Record Guide and Gramophone.
Her articles have been published in Flute Talk Magazine and the Florida Flutist Quarterly. Currently she is President of the Florida Flute Association. She holds a Doctorate in Musical Arts from the University of North Texas. Her students have been prize winners in numerous regional and national competitions including the Piccolo Young Artist and the Jazz Artist Masterclass sponsored by the National Flute Association, the Florida Flute Association Young Artist Competition and the Yamaha Young Performing Artist competition.