Kirt N. Mosier has been an educator for over 20 years. Mr. Mosier was director of orchestras at Raytown South High School and Raytown South Middle School for nine years, and an adjunct professor for Baker University, where he taught music history. Currently, he is director of orchestras at Lee's Summit West High School, and an adjunct professor for the University of Missouri–Kansas City, where he teaches arranging for music education and master's degree candidates. Mr. Mosier holds a B.M.E. degree and an M.M. degree in composition from UMKC. With over 60 published works for orchestra, Mr. Mosier's compositions have been featured at the Midwest Clinic and have gained national accolades. Baltic Dance won the 1993 National School Orchestra Association composition contest, and American Reel won the 2004 Merle J. Isaac Composition Contest.
Mr. Mosier is an active clinician and adjudicator throughout the Midwest and southern United States, having conducted all-state and region groups in Montana, Tennessee, Texas, Kansas, Missouri, and South Carolina.