Kurt is currently the trumpet instructor at the Naval School of Music in Virginia Beach. He has been in various military bands for over the past 18 years and received music performance degrees from DePaul University and the University of North Texas. He also spent 2 years as an instructor at Joliet Junior College in Joliet, IL.

His rate is $40/hour (or $20/half hour) and he gives the lessons out of his home in the Virginia Beach area, near Honey Bee Golf Course.