Kirk Wilke has been a long-time champion of orchestral, chamber and solo performances in the Washington DC area. A graduate of The Eastman School of Music, George Mason University and the Cleveland Institute of Music, Mr. Wilke has performed extensively throughout the world as a pianist, conductor and trumpet player in Rochester NY, Montreal Canada, Cleveland OH, Virginia, Maryland, Washington DC, Colorado, Atlantic City NJ, Germany, Belgium and China to name a few.
As a piano teacher, Mr. Wilke is comfortable teaching beginners to advanced students. One of his greatest joys is taking a beginner through all the stages of learning and enjoying the students coming to their full potential.
Many of Mr. Wilkes students have won competitions and each of his students have the opportunity to perform in recitals and master classes.