Nancy Kidd, Teaching Associate
Nancy Kidd, Double Bass
Nancy Kidd has been performing and teaching the double bass for nearly twenty years. A tenured member of the Rhode Island Philharmonic’s double bass section since 2004, she also held the Principal Bass position with the Albany Symphony from 1995-1998. Mrs. Kidd is also an active freelancer in the Greater Boston Area, performing with groups including the Boston Ballet Orchestra, Boston Modern Orchestra Project and Cantata Singers of Boston.
As a double bass teacher, Mrs. Kidd is a teaching associate at Brown University, and has been on the faculties of Northeastern University, Atlantic Union College and Eastern Nazarene College, as well as The Joy of Music Program in Worcester. She also maintains a private studio.
A graduate of both The Juilliard School, where she earned an Advanced Certificate in Double Bass Performance, and New England Conservatory of Music, where she earned a Bachelor of Music, Mrs. Kidd’s principal teachers include Orin O’Brien, Donald Palma, Edwin Barker and Lawrence Wolfe.