Kirk Marcy is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of the University of Northern Colorado. From 1987 to mid-1998, he performed with the iconic vocal/instrumental group, The Four Freshmen. In the fall of 1988, Kirk returned to the Pacific Northwest to become the Director of Choral Activities at Edmonds College. Soundsation, the college's vocal jazz ensemble, is the only choral group ever invited to sing with the prestigious Count Basie Orchestra. The Edmonds College Symphonic Choir has received acclaim for their exemplary performances and high standard of excellence.
Kirk recently received the 2013 Edmonds College "Excellence in Education Award" for outstanding teaching. Kirk has music published through UNC Jazz Press, Walton, Sound Music Publications and has recently formed his own publishing company, Kirk Marcy Music.