Kirby Welsh is an alto/vocal percussionist from Newbury Park, CA. She attended the University of California, Santa Barbara for undergrad and grad school. For five years, she sang in VocalMotion, UCSB's only all-female a cappella group, serving as MD for 1 year and president for 2 years. Kirby also played flute for 10 years and alto sax for 3 years. Outside of Premiere, Kirby is a high school biology/physiology teacher, enjoys playing basketball and ultimate Frisbee, and loves the outdoors! Fun fact: Kirby has never broken a bone (knock on wood).