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Kim Neidlinger

Kim Neidlinger

Adjunct Faculty

David Orr Belcher College of Fine and Performing Arts

School of Music

Contact Information

Office: 231-B Killian Annex Building
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Kim Neidlinger is a native of Indianapolis, Indiana. She attended junior high and high school in Jonesboro, Georgia and was active in elementary and junior high band (clarinet) and chorus (alto, piano accompanist). After graduating high school, Mrs. Neidlinger attended the University of Tennessee, Knoxville where she earned the B.S. in Music Education (voice, piano) and the M. Mus. in Choral Conducting. Mid career, she attended Georgia Southern University and received the Education Specialist degree in Music Education. She has taught at all levels - elementary, middle, and high school teaching general music, chorus, beginning guitar, and piano lab in South Carolina and Georgia. She has performed with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus, The Warwick Choral Festival with the London Symphony Festival Orchestra, the Savannah Symphony Chorus, the Oconee Regional Orchestra, and the Athens Symphony. Mrs. Neidlinger currently resides in Sylva and teaches at Haywood Community College and Western Carolina University as an adjunct instructor. She has performed with the Blue Ridge Orchestra, and currently the Western Carolina Civic Orchestra and in the acoustic duo Twelfth Fret with her husband Craig.


  • EDS, Georgia Southern University
  • MM, University of Tennessee Knoxville
  • BS, University of Tennessee Knoxville

Teaching Interests

Music Education, Class Piano, String Methods, Music Appreciation, Introduction to Jazz, Field Supervisor , Academic Supervisor(Music Education), Music In the Middle School

Research Interests

Music Education, Curriculum

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