MICHAEL KIRKBRIDE has been a marching, music, and movement educator across the West Coast for 10 years, as well as a freelance bassoonist & composer. A five-year alumni of Pacific Crest (2004-2009), he went on to teach the Seattle Cascades for three seasons, where he led the visual program in 2012. He also taught at The Academy in 2016.
Michael is currently working for the Neonatal ICU at Children’s Hospital of Orange County. He teaches at Workman High School in Southern California.
Michael went to Portland State University for Psychology and Music Theory & Composition. He then spent the next two years studying Martha Graham technique.
After almost a decade of being away from Pacific Crest, he’s excited to return to his home team!