Jennifer Kirk


Jennifer Kirk is an active teacher, clinician, adjudicator, and performer. She is in her 14th year teaching music in the Wichita Public Schools. She currently is director of bands at Christa McAuliffe Academy where she teaches 6th, 7th, and 8th grade concert bands and jazz band. Jennifer’s bands consistently receive Superior ratings at the Wichita Public Schools’ District Common Assessment. Jennifer specializes in woodwind instruction, having taught at Sterling College, Butler County Community College, and Friends University. She maintains a large private flute studio in town and plays flute with performing groups around the area. She has played with the Wichita Grand Opera and Wichita Symphony Orchestra. Jennifer holds a BM in Education and a BM in Performance from Friends University. She also holds a MM in Performance from Wichita State University. Jennifer is an active member of The Tack Flute Foundation, Kansas Music Educators Association, and Phi Beta Mu. Jennifer is currently serving as the SCKMEA middle school band chair.

Jennifer also serves as a clinician and adjudicator at music festivals. She regularly adjudicates for KSHSAA regional and state solo/ensemble festival and surrounding league festivals. She has also served as a guest clinician for the Southern Plains Honor Band, Wichita Suburban League, and USD 259 All-City Band.

Jennifer lives in Wichita with her husband Bryan, sons Cooper and Graham, and dogs Wallace and Harold.