Kate Stimson

Ms. Stimson earned a Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Music History from Hollins College, and a Master of Music in Piano Performance from the University of Memphis. She has taught piano at Rhodes College since 1993. Ms. Stimson was awarded the Tennessee Music Teachers Association Distinguished Service Award in 2011. She is currently President-Elect of TMTA. Ms. Stimson was President of the Greater Memphis Music Teachers Association from 2007 to 2009 and was named GMMTA Teacher of the Year for 2010. She has served as Competitions Coordinator for the Tennessee Music Teachers Association and for the Music Teachers National Association in Tennessee. Ms. Stimson serves on the board of the Tennessee Music Teachers Association and is a member of the American Matthay Society, the American Guild of Piano Teachers and Pi Kappa Lambda.


B.A., Hollins College
M.M., University of Memphis