Present and Past
Kimberly Parillo (double bass)
Double bassist Kimberly Parillo is a performer in the Washington, D.C. area. She is thrilled to be regularly engaged with orchestras and chamber groups at the Kennedy Center, the Washington National Cathedral, the Music Center at Strathmore, and the Smithsonian. She has also recently traveled to perform at Carnegie Hall and at the Herkulessal in Munich, Germany. She has been a section bass member of the Maryland Symphony since 2016 and frequently performs with the Richmond Symphony, the National Philharmonic, the Alexandria Symphony, and a wide variety of other groups in Virginia, Maryland, and Washington D.C. As a teacher, she maintains a private studio in Northern Virginia, as well as teaching at the International School of Music in Potomac, Maryland. She also regularly coaches sectionals for the American Youth Philharmonic Orchestras and has continued to return to Peabody regularly to coach the Peabody Symphony Orchestra. She can be found teaching at Bass Works every summer as a member of their esteemed faculty. Kimberly is a graduate of the Peabody Conservatory and George Mason University. Her primary teachers include Glenn Dewey, Ira Gold, and Paul DeNola.