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George Kirck

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George Thomas Kirck ( b. 13 April 1948, Mount Vernon, Ill.) is an American composer, music educator, conductor and saxophonist.

Kirck began his studies in music theory, composition and saxophone at the Hartt School of Music in Hartford, where he received his Bachelor of Music degree. He then studied at the Northern Illinois University in DeKalb and graduated there in 1976 with his Master of Music. At the latter institution he became a teacher for saxophone and conductor for the concert bands.

As a saxophonist he was especially involved with recitals, solo performances and has been a member of various saxophone ensembles. As a composer, he wrote works for concert band and chamber music, especially works for his instrument.

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