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Mrs. Sally Kirk
Mrs. Sally Kirk has been teaching at Dulles Middle School for 14 years. She is a proud graudate of Dulles Middle School where she began her orchestral journey as a violinist in 6th grade. Mrs. Kirk has a Bacherlors of Music Education from Houston Baptist University and a Masters in Music Education from Texas Tech University. Under Mrs. Kirk's direction, the Dulles Middle School Orchestra has been invited to the Midwest Clinic in 2009 and again in 2016. This year, The DMS Symphony Orchestra has been invited to play at the Texas Music Educators Association Convention, the biggest music educators convention in the nation! The Dulles Viking Orchestra program continues a strong tradition of receiving straight ones at UIL, National and Commended winner with the Mark of Excellence with the Foundation of Music Education, and superior ratings at city wide festivals.
Mrs. Kirk's passion is to create a place where kids experience the greatest joy that comes with performing music in small and large ensembles. She enjoys taking students to perform for elemntary schools, Hermann Park, retirment homes, internation festivals, sports events, and rock concerts. She also began a beginner orchestra for teachers, “Treble in Paradise,” and a songwriting club for students.
Outside of teaching, Sally enjoys pottery, gardening and traveling. She and her husband, John, a church musician and the Houston Baptist Univeristy professor of organ, have two joyful girls, Fiona and Joni. Fiona (age 5) will be starting to play cello this year! Mrs. Kirk is excited to finally become an orchestra parent!
If you’d like to send questions or comments to Mrs. Kirk please email her at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit dmsorchestra.com
Period 1: Honors OrchestraPeriod 2: Philharmonic OrchestraPeriod 3: Beginner Violin and HarpPeriod 4: Beginner Violin, Cello and BassPeriod 5: ConferencePeriod 6: BeginnersPeriod 7: Sinfonietta Orchestra
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