Ms. Kimberly grew up in Medina, Ohio and received her Bachelor of Music degree from Heidelberg University. She then moved to Boston, Massachusetts and received her Master of Music degree from the New England Conservatory of Music. Ms. Kimberly is a certified First Steps of Music Teacher, a certified Learning Groove Music Teacher and a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing. While on the east coast, Ms. Kimberly enjoyed a career as an opera singer and in non-profit management. The skills she learned during those years shaped her ability to manage her own successful businesses. Ms. States has had the pleasure of serving on the faculty of Ashland University and the College of Wooster. She now devotes her time solely to her own businesses. Music has always been the center of her life. She is honored to have the task of sharing this passion for music with young and old alike.