Kirk is Coordinator of Undergraduate Studies and Instructor of Music at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, FL. He also directs the “Black Steel” steel drum ensemble. As a composer and arranger he has works published by Tapspace Publications, Alfred Publications and Pan Press Publications. His timpani etude book “Pedal to the Kettle”, released by Tapspace Publications, is used in many states for All-State auditions as well on the state solo lists.
An active clinician, Kirk has presented many clinics and master classes at universities and high schools throughout the U.S and abroad. He has appeared at both PASIC and TBA as a clinician.
Kirk performs regularly with the Walt Disney World Orchestra and the Orlando Philharmonic and currently is the Principal Percussionist with The Brevard Symphony Orchestra and the Principal Timpanist with the Bach Festival Orchestra of Winter Park, FL.