Kirby Welch

Director of Percussion
Crandall High School
Director of Percussion
Crandall Middle School

send an email to Mr. Welch or call 972.427.6150 ext. 5539



Get to know Mr. Welch:

Where were you born?
Reston, VA

Where did you attend high school?
Crandall High School

Where did you attend college?
University of North Texas

What is your primary instrument?
Percussion

What has been the highlight of performance career?
Performing the "Black Rainbows" percussion concerto by Nathan Daughtrey and James Barnes' "Symphony No. 3 with the UNT Symphonic Band.

Who is your favorite composer?
Igor Stravinsky

What is your favorite piece of music?
Scheherazade - Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

What is your favorite movie?


What is your favorite TV show?
Futurama, Breaking Bad, Parks and Recreation

What is your favorite book?
The Martian Chronicles - Ray Bradbury
Cloud Atlas - David Mitchell

What is your favorite food?
Steak, medium rare

What are your hobbies?
Reading, watching documentaries, and coffee consumption

Family?
No

Any pets?
No

Interesting fact that most people do not know about you...
I really enjoy dancing, even though I'm not very good at it.

Favorite quote:
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit." - Aristotle