Kimberly Goddard Loeffert
A founding member of the h2 quartet, Kimberly Goddard Loeffert holds a BM in Saxophone Performance and Jazz Studies from Northwestern University. Loeffert earned an MM and a DMA in Saxophone Performance, as well as an MM in Music Theory Pedagogy from Michigan State University. Her primary saxophone teachers have included Joe Lulloff, and Drs. Frederick L. Hemke and Joseph Wytko. Loeffert has had the opportunity to play with a number of orchestras and ensembles including the Brevard Music Center Orchestra (NC), the Evanston Symphony Orchestra (IL), the Flint Symphony Orchestra (MI), the Grand Ensemble de Boulogne-Billancourt (France), and the Waukegan Symphony Orchestra (IL). An advocate for new music, Loeffert has premiered new works by Jongyun Choi, Benjamin Fuhrman, Claudio Gabriele, Aaron Holloway-Nahum, Takuma Itoh, Michael Kuehn, David MacDonald, Victor Marquez-Barrios, Steve Martin, Roger W. Petersen, Matthew Schoendorff, and Chris Teichler. Loeffert serves on the faculty of the Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp during her summers. She has taught saxophone, chamber music, and music theory at Michigan State University and is currently pursuing a PhD in Music Theory at the Florida State University.