Kirk Averitt is the Director of Choral Music at Beaver Country Day School in Chestnut Hill, MA, where he teaches choral ensembles from grades 6 through 12. In addition to teaching, Kirk serves as music director at Weston Congregational Church. He holds a Master of Music in Choral Conducting from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. At UMass he conducted the University Women's and Recital Choirs and taught an undergraduate course in Arts Appreciation.
Kirk is originally from Decatur, AL. He received his Bachelor of Music Education from Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN. While in Nashville, Kirk held positions as the interim choral director at Brentwood High School and baritone section leader at West End United Methodist Church. He also performed with a number of choral groups including Music City Baroque and the Nashville Chamber Singers. This is his fourth summer at BCI, where he started as an apprentice. He is a staff conductor in Sheffield this season.