About the Conductor

Kimberly Martin-Boyd

Mrs. Boyd is thrilled to return to Normal West this year as the director of orchestras. During her twenty years of teaching she has taught in all Unit 5 schools, but currently loves teaching at  Normal West High School and is looking forward to teaching some Pop Music at Normal Community this fall.  Both her and her husband, Chad, are both Normal West Alumni!  In addition to teaching orchestra Mrs. Boyd serves as Instrumental Music Director at Wesley United Methodist Church, maintains a private cello studio and performs regularly with the Topaz String Quartet and several local orchestras.  Currently Mrs. Boyd is the International President of Delta Omicron a Professional Music Fraternity and holds other professional memberships in American String Teachers Association and the National Association for Music Education.  Most recently Mrs. Boyd was honored with receiving the news that she was a Quarter-Finalist for the Grammy for Music Education for 2018.  In what little spare time she has she loves hanging out with her family, especially her two sons, Killian and Cohen.