Percussionist, educator, and composer Jeremy Kirk is Assistant Professor of Music at Southwestern College (Winfield, KS). At Southwestern, Kirk conducts the Athletic Band, Percussion Ensemble, Indoor Drumline, and African Drum & Dance Ensemble and teaches courses in Applied Percussion, World Music, Music Technology, and Music Education. Kirk has presented and/or performed at notable events such as the National Association for Music Education National Conference, Percussive Arts Society International Convention, and numerous MEA Conferences and PAS Days of Percussion throughout North America.
Recipient of the 2016 Southwestern College Exemplary Professor of the Year Award, Kirk is deeply committed to providing students the skills necessary to excel in today’s world as an educator and/or performer. He combines his traditional training in Western percussion instruments with his extensive knowledge in world percussion to create a unique global perspective in his teaching and performing.
Kirk currently serves on the PAS Technology Committee and is an artist and clinician with Majestic Percussion, Mapex Drums, Vic Firth Sticks & Mallets, Sabian Cymblas, Remo Drumheads & World Percussion, and Black Swamp Percussion.