Lewis Kirk

Lecturer, Bassoon


Lewis Kirk

BM, Manhattan School of Music

Lewis Kirk is a bassoonist and contrabassoonist with the orchestras of the Lyric Opera of Chicago and the Santa Fe Opera. He was formerly a member of the Städtischen Orchester of Bremerhaven, Germany, and the New Orleans Symphony.  Kirk has made guest appearances with the Chicago Symphony, CUBE, and the Contemporary Chamber Players and is a frequent performer with Bach Week in Evanston, Fulcrum Point, the Champagne Players, Music of the Baroque, the Chicago Philharmonic and Concertante di Chicago.  He studied with Crawford Best, Phillip Kolker, Stephen Maxym, Louis Skinner, and Darlene Jussilla.