Phone: 486-4880 X-70226
Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Music-Major: Music Ed. SUNY Potsdam- Crane School of Music Master of Music-Major: Music Ed. University of Hartford- Hartt School of Music
Mrs. Kimberly Handman
Mrs. Kimberly Handman a string teacher at LaGrange Middle School in the
Arlington Central School District located in Poughkeepsie, NY. Under her
direction, Arlington students have received several gold, gold with
distinction and superior ratings at NYSSMA Majors and Music in the Parks
In the summer she serves on the faculty of Summer Strings where she teaches
fiddle and orchestra classes. In the summers of 2005, 2006 and 2010 Mrs.
Handman also taught at the NYASTA String Institute at Ithaca College.
Mrs. Handman has been a guest conductor at All-County festivals in Orange,
Putnam and Ulster County as well as the Vermont ASTA Day for Strings.
From 2002-2009, Mrs. Handman directed an orchestra at The Stringendo
Orchestra School of the Hudson Valley every Saturday morning.
Mrs. Handman enjoys playing the viola and the violin. She married into a
very musical family and occasionally will play concerts with them as the
Handman Family String Quartet. Outside of the "string world", Mrs. Handman
enjoys playing with her two children, bicycling with her family, running,
reading books, listening to music and eating at good restaurants.
Kimberly Handman received her Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from the
Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam and a Master's Degree in Music
Education from the Hartt School at the University of Hartford.