George Kirkham

UK

George Kirkham

A versatile percussionist, George is an impressively capable performer in any range of musical styles; from Latin, Jazz to Contemporary Classical Music, Irish Folk to Indian Classical music.

George tours nationally with a variety of different ensembles and has played with some of the UK’s leading and most inspiring groups including Birmingham Opera Company, RSC and Birmingham Royal Ballet. He has appeared on recordings for UNICEF and been broadcast on BBC Radio 2 and 3. He also holds teaching posts in percussion at Sherborne School and Bournemouth University.

In addition to his performing career, George is heavily involved is educational projects and has held workshops in compositional techniques for percussion at Birmingham Conservatoire. He has also worked with the Barbican Centre, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Dartington Summer School, Music for Youth and the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra (Rusty and not so Rusty Musicians).

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