Kimberlee Uwate


Sponsor: Steve & Cyndy Lane

Violist Kimberlee Uwate is dedicated to creating shared musical experiences as both a performer and teacher. An accomplished and versatile musician, Kimberlee has performed with orchestras in Carnegie Hall, with quartets at Lincoln Center, with contemporary ensembles in the Chicago Cultural Center, and as a soloist at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts in Urbana, Illinois. As a member of the Delgani String Quartet, Kimberlee plays an integral role in all of Delgani’s activities—from curating each concert season and teaching at the Delgani Summer Quartet Academy to commissioning and recording new works for string quartet. She plays with the Eugene Symphony and teaches as viola faculty at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon. Kimberlee trained at the Manhattan School of Music, University of California at Davis, and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She plays a late eighteenth-century viola named Abby.