Kim Roy, versatile conductor and violist, is a native of Western Washington. This is her third year working at SYSO Summer Music. Kim is the Music Director of Seattle Rock Orchestra, Fauntleroy Chamber Orchestra and SYSO's newest ensemble, Music Youth Southeast. As an enthusiastic educator, Kim has directed orchestra programs at Garfield High School, Renton High School and Dimmitt Middle School and continues to serve as a strings specialist with SYSO's Musical Pathways Project. Kim earned her Bachelors degree in Viola Performance from Central Washington University in 2007 and her Masters in Orchestral Conducting from Central in 2009. Through inspired classical performances and the fusion of the rock and classical genres, Kim brings a high level of energy and excitement to the orchestral music scene. Kim is currently listening to Harry Nilsson and Chopin.