Kimberly Rooker Cellist
Mrs. Rooker is a native of Atlanta, Georgia. She attended Lakeside HS and played in the Dekalb Youth Symphony and the Atlanta Youth Symphony Orchestras. She received her degrees in music from Converse College. She has a Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance, a Masters in Music History and an Education Specialist Degree in Integrating the Fine Arts in the Curriculum from Lesley University. She has been an orchestra teacher for Gwinnett County Public Schools for 29 years. She was on the inaugural faculty of Richards MS in 1987. In 1996, she became the orchestra director at Snellville MS and since 2010 she has been an inaugural faculty member at Grace Snell MS in Loganville. Kimberly and her husband Mark have lived in Monroe since 2001. They have two children Marla Rooker of Savannah and Davis Rooker attending Kennesaw State University. Kimberly plans to continue playing cello professionally and teaching music lessons in Monroe, Georgia.