Kirk was on a eight-year hiatus from his avocation of Church music ministry but has now returned and is well established at St. Mark’s. Previously, Kirk was the organist at the Universalist National Memorial Church in Washington, DC, for almost 30 years. He has been playing the organ since an early age and has experience with various churches in Kansas and Rhode Island. Kirk has a degree in Historic Preservation & American Culture studies and owns his own business in historic preservation and interior decorating. He lives in Braddock Heights.