Kim Heit joined EMSO in 2006 She plays a bass clarinet.
Kim started playing clarinet in 5th grade and continued through college, briefly studying with former Minnesota Orchestra Principal Clarinetist Cloyd Williams. After taking a long break from music to concentrate on family and work, she joined the Minnesota State Band. She then joined the 3M Symphony Orchestra (now EMSO) as a substitute player, and kept returning to rehearsals and performances until she was allowed to join full-time. In addition to the Minnesota State Band and EMSO, she performs with the Bavarian Musikmeisters. She currently works at 3M in Information Technology. Kim is happily married and has 3 wonderful children.