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EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM:

WKU WEATHER ALERT:

ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

Kristin Polk

Dr. Kristin Polk

Office: FAC 348

Phone: 270.745.8744

Email: kristin.polk@wku.edu

Kristin Polk

Dr. Kristin Polk is an Assistant Professor of Music at Western Kentucky University where she teaches oboe and bassoon lessons, double reed ensemble, and music theory. She received a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of North Texas and also holds music degrees from the University of Minnesota (MM) and James Madison University (BM). Her primary teachers include Dr. Charles Veazey, Ms. Kathleen Reynolds, Ms. Terri Sundberg, Mr. John Snow, and Dr. Michele Kirkdorffer. Prior to her appointment at Western Kentucky University, she was an Assistant Professor of Music at Louisiana Tech University and the oboe Teaching Fellow at the University of North Texas.

Dr. Polk previously served as principal oboist with the Rapides Symphony (Alexandria, LA) and the Monroe (LA) Symphony. She was a founding member of the Lone Star Wind Orchestra (Dallas, TX) and has performed with the Shreveport (LA) Symphony, the Acadiana Symphony (Lafayette, LA), the San Angelo (TX) Symphony, the Longview (TX) Symphony, the Marshall (TX) Symphony and the South Arkansas Symphony. She was a featured soloist with the Monroe Symphony, the Louisiana Tech Wind Ensemble, the Louisiana Tech Orchestra and the North Texas Wind Symphony. She can be heard with the North Texas Wind Symphony on several GIA and Klavier recordings and on the demonstration CD for Festival Solos by Pearson/Elledge, published by Kjos Music Company.

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